WILLIAM BATES VICKERSTAFF 1877–1970
Cousin of Albert
Born 27th February 1877, Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 13th May 1877 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent
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
At school, age 4, 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
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. Also there is his future wife Annie Chamberlain, a laundress
Now age 34, married to Annie, three children: Mabel 8, Eric 5 and Elsie 1. Still a bricklayer. Living on Victoria Street, Radcliffe on Trent.
Service Number: 268302
Military Unit: 1st Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters
Medals: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Hogg Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: Hogg Lane
Household: William B Vickerstaff living with his wife Annie.
From the 1939 Register
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.