WILLIAM BATES VICKERSTAFF 1877–1970
Cousin of Albert Vickerstaff
Born 27th February 1877, Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 13th May 1877 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Marriage 12 December 1901 to Annie Chamberlain at the Wesleyan Methodist Church
Children Mabel born 8 July1903, Nellie born 21 March 1904, Eric born 18 March 1906, Elsie born 19 January 1910, George W born 27 December 1911 and Bettina Annie born 2 April 1922.
Marriage 1901 December quarter to Annie Chamberlain
Children Mabel born 1903, Eric born 1906, Elsie born 1910, George W. born 1912 and Bettina A. born 1922
Died 9 April 1970 in Nottingham
Age 4 at school, living on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent with father William, a builder employing sixteen men, mother Eliza and siblings Harriet 13, Samuel 8, John T 6, Ethel 2 and Ernest 9 months
Age 14 working as a bricklayer’s apprentice, living with father William, a builder, mother Eliza and siblings Harriet, Samuel, a bricklayer, John, a grocer’s apprentice, Ethel 12, Mabel 8, Edith 5 and Vernon 2 months on Bailey Lane
Age 24, a bricklayer, living with brother John T., a grocer’s assistant, John’s wife Jane and their son Ernest on Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent.
Annie Chamberlain, a laundress and his future wife, was also living there.
Age 34, living on Victoria Street, Radcliffe on Trent, married to Annie, three children: Mabel 8, Eric 5 and Elsie 1. Still a bricklayer.
Service Number: 268302
Military Unit: 1st Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: West End Villas, Radcliffe
Employment: bricklayer, H Walker Builders, Radcliffe
Household: wife Annie, daughters Mabel, clerk Cooper and Roe, Hosiery Mfg, Carlton Road, Elsie, sons Eric, shop assistant Reynolds grocers, and George
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Hogg Lane
Household: William B Vickerstaff living with his wife Annie.
Address: West End Villas, Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: living with wife Annie, son George, confectioner and cake maker and Notts County Air Raid Auxiliary Fire Service and daughter Bettina, ladies hairdresser
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent with parents and siblings, on active service in 1918.