John Alfred HIRST 1886 –

John Alfred HIRST

Private 9307

Notts & Derby

John Alfred HIRST was born in Q1 of 1886 in the Belper Registration District

His parents were John HIRST and Eliza SIMS

Marriage record John Hirst and Eliza Sims

His father died 1894 at Matlock

Burial record John Hirst 1894

1891 Census: Matlock Bank
Eliza Hirst, wife, 30; born Holloway
Keziah Hirst, dau, 8; born Crich Carr
John A Hirst, son, 5; born Crich Carr
Willie Hirst, son, 3; born Crich Carr
George Hirst, son 1; born Matlock Bank
[RG12 2776 44 26]

1901 Census: Matlock Town
Eliza Hurst, head, widow, 38; charwoman; born Holloway
John Alfred Hurst, son, 15; road labourer; born Crich
William Hurst, son, 13; road labourer; born Crich
George Herbert Hurst, son 11; road labourer; born Matlock
Edward Alex Hurst, son, 10; born Matlock
Wilfred Hurst, son, 7; born; born Matlock
[RG13 3267 33 23]

1911 Census: 8 View Road, Heeley, Sheffield
Eliza Hirst, widow, 51; charwoman; born Holloway
William Hirst, son, 23; fireman, late Royal Navy; born Crich
Edward Hirst, son, 19; carter coal merchant; born Matlock
Wilfred Hirst, son, 17; glass bottle works; born; born Matlock
Oliver Hirst, son, 10
[No John Alfred with this family]

Army Record
He served between 1904 and 1910

Army record for John Alfred Hirst

Army record for John Alfred Hirst

Army record for John Alfred Hirst

After he left the Armyin 1910 it is possible that he moved to the Sheffield area where his mother and siblings were living. There was a John A HIRST who married a Nellie MILNER there in Q4 of 1915 in the Eccleshall Bierlow district; also John A HIRST died Q4 of 1918 in Doncaster district; born 1885. This John Alfred HIRST served during WW1 with the Border Regiment (No 5110).

Pension card for John Alfred Hirst