William Henry MARTIN 1865 – 1927

William Henry MARTIN

Private 1106

South Lancashire Regiment

Before he enlisted into the South Lancashire regiment in 1884 William had served with the militia in the 3rd Derbyshire Regiment.

Army Record

Army record fr William Henry Martin

Army record fr William Henry Martin

Army record fr William Henry Martin

Army record fr William Henry Martin

Army record fr William Henry Martin

Army record fr William Henry Martin

 

William was in South Africa from June 1884 until September 1886. No medal awards found.
His Army record shows his father named as "William" whereas the census records have him as "Henry".

 

Census data

1871: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Henry Martin Head 31 Cottom weaver Crich
Emma Martin wife 30   Bole Hill
Frederick Martin son 8   Bole Hill
William Henry Martin son 6   Crich
John Martin son 4   Crich
Alfred Martin son 3   Crich

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1881: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Henry Martin Head 43 Framework Kinitter Crich
Emma Martin wife 40   Bole Hill
Fred Martin son 18  Factory hand Bole Hill
William Martin son 16  Limestone getter Crich
John Martin son 14  Brick maker Crich
Alfred Martin son 13  Servant Crich
Caleb Martin son 4   Crich

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1891: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Emma Martin Head 44  Char woman Bole Hill
William Henry Martin son 26 Forge labourer Crich
John Martin son 24  Forge labourer Crich
Caleb Martin son 14 Brick labourer Crich

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1901: Heage

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
William H Martin Head 38 Coal miner hewer Crich
Sarah Martin wife 43   Crich
Hannah Martin daughter 15   Crich
Emma Martin daughter 8   Crich
Reynold Martin son 6   Chesterfield
Alfred Martin son 5   Crich
Nelson Martin son 1   Heage

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1911: Longway Bank, Whatstandwell

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
William Henry Martin Head 49 Delver limestone quarry Crich
Sarah Bollington wife/ servant 52 Housekeeper domestic Crich
Emma Elizabeth Martin daughter 18 Bitter hosiery manufacturer Crich
Alfred Martin son 15 Delver limestone quarry Crich
Nelson Martin son 11 School Heage
Lucy Martin daughter 9   Heage
Robert Martin son 6   Heage

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Marriage
William Henry MARTIN married Sarah BOLLINGTON in Q3 of 1913 in the Baptist Chapel at Belper [GRO 7b 1519].

Notes
His son Nelson Martin BOLLINGTON initially tried to enlist with the Sherwood Foresters in 1914 when aged fifteen but was voided when his age was discovered. Slightly later, aged sixteen he joined the Seaforth Highlanders.
Two more of his sons, Alfred BOLLINGTON and William BOLLINGTON, also served during WW1.

Death
The death of William Henry MARTIN was during Q1 1927 in the Belper District [GRO 7b 1937].