Area: Walkington, East Riding

 
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Regiment
Address
Narrative
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
03/11/1916
       
Aged
30
William was born in 1886, he was the son of Henry Ash and Hannah Ash and brother of Fred, Charles, George, Harriet and Alfred. Also living with the family in 1911 was a niece called Ada May. They lived in a cottage, now demolished, on East End which would have been where the shop is now. Willie was killed in action on 3rd November 1916 a […]
WHITE HOUSE, WALKINGTON, BEVERLEY, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
06/07/1918
       
Aged
37
The Ashton family worked at Walkington Hall during the time of the Ferguson-Fawsitts and following retirement from their service on the death of John Daniel Fawsitt, Harold’s father and mother, Thomas and Beatrice lived at the White House, East End (opposite the village hall); until they both died in 1917. A daughter, Dora Scholefield li […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
12/05/1915
       
Aged
31
John was born in Walkington in 1881, he was the son of Thomas Storey Blades of Walkington and Sarah Elizabeth of Nafferton, he had an elder sister Mary Elizabeth who earned her living as a dressmaker, also living with the family in 1911 was Harold Legard, a tailor who had been born in Burton Agnes. At the time of the census in 1911 John […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
12/01/1918
       
Aged
20
George Boynton was born in 1898, he was the son of John and Eliza Boynton and brother of Eva. The 1911 census shows George as living with his parents and sister on West End and assisting on the farm. This is now the ‘Old Barn’ on West End. Eliza his mother was the cousin of Tom Bailey the village blacksmith and a photograph of them can b […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
09/07/1917
Stoker 2nd class Royal Navy: Service number k/37221: British War Medal, Victory Medal. The 1911 census shows Albert working as a Waggoner at Bishop Burton; the family had been brought up at Halfpenny gate cottage on the Risby estate and had lived in Walkington for most of the nineteenth century. He attended school in Little Weighton and […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
11/04/1918
       
Aged
19
John who was born in 1899 was the son of Robert Edward Cross who had been born in Middleton, and Emily Cross born in Lund, brother of Walter, Thomas Edward, Ada, Hilda and Harold. In 1911 they were living on East End, next door to Mr. T. Oliver. Jack was still at school. He enlisted on 21st May 1917 at Beverley, and the photograph of his […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
26/03/1918
       
Aged
22
Fred was born in Walkington in 1896, the son of William Jackson Dinsdale and Mary Dinsdale who were both born in Walkington and lived in a cottage on East End, almost next door to other men who had lost their lives. (Cross, Oliver, Dinsdale). Fred enlisted in Beverley and by the 25th March 1918, the day before Fred died, the 5th Battalio […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
18/08/1916
Harry was born in Driffield and in 1911 he was living with his grandmother Emma Duggleby in Walkington; he was working at that time as a general labourer at the Whiting works. He enlisted on 11th December, 1915 and died just 7 months later after being shot in the head during the Battle of Delville Wood on the Somme on 18th August, 1916. […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
04/05/1918
       
Aged
28
Charles was born in Rowley and lived at Keepers Cottage, Risby Lane, opposite Halfpenny Gate Cottages, his family would have been neighbours with Albert Collinson. His father, George Dunn was the gamekeeper to Stanley Wilson on the Risby Estate and he grew up there together with his mother, Margaret Elizabeth and brothers and sister. His […]
NORTH GATE, WALKINGTON, BEVERLEY, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
22/03/1918
       
Aged
19
Harry (William Henry) Ezard was the son of George and Jane (nee Gilbank). His mother was born in Walkington and father in Newbald: on the 1911 census he is aged 12 and living on Northgate. He was married to Mabel who was to be left a widow at a very young age for Harry died of wounds aged 19 on 22nd March 1918. He had been in France only […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
04/12/1917
       
Aged
24
Ernest Farrow was born in 1893, he lived with his parents Edwin (born in Brantingham), mother Sarah and elder sister Rose as near neighbours of the Binningtons. In 1911, Ernest was an apprentice joiner working for Mr. George Blanchard at Lund. He enlisted into the Royal Engineers at Doncaster in 1914. His parents had already lost a son a […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
06/08/1916
       
Aged
22
John Gilbank was born in 1893, the son of Mathew Gilbank of Bielby, Howden and Mary Gilbank of Walkington; Mathew Gilbank worked for Timothy Oliver, father of Tim Oliver, Coldstream Guards, and on the 1911 census John Gilbank is aged 17 years and working as a Waggoner’s help on a farm in Bawtry, Nottinghamshire. He no doubt joined the […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
34
John Haith was born in Warter, in 1882 and was the son of William and Mary Haith (nee Oxtoby), 6 Butt :ane, Queensgare, Beverley. Before the war John was a regular soldier in the Coldstream Guards. He lied about his age and said he was 18 years old in 1901 when in fact he was only 16 years old. That year he was stationed in barracks at t […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
07/05/1918
       
Aged
18
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE BETHELL HAYTON 33228. Born 1898 in Walkington, the second of three children to Robert and Sarah Hayton of Molescroft, Beverley. Bethell was from farming stock, his father a Shepherd and his elder brother a Farm Labourer, he was a Horseman prior to enlistment on 16th October 1916 aged just 18 years and 3 m […]
NORTH GATE, WALKINGTON, BEVERLEY, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
28/03/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN WALKINGTON, EAST YORKSHIRE 1899. FIFTH SON OF TOM & SARAH ANN HAYTON, NORTH GATE, WALKINGTON. ENLISTED AGED 16 YEARS OLD. WAS RECALLED BY PARENTS & RE-ENLISTED AGED 18. HDM 12/4/18. EX 26498 EYR. HE IS PHOTOGRAPHED WITH HIS SERVING FIVE BROTHERS AND TWO BROTHERS IN LAW IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 23RD DECEMBER 1915. * Fr […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/09/1918
       
Aged
18
Harry was born in Walkington; the 1911 census shows him living on East End with his father Roger, mother Ada, sister Kathleen and brother Francis. His father was the village joiner and wheelwright and in 1911 he was still at school and most probably sat next to Frank Hayton. The Northumberland Fusiliers were often known as the ‘fighting […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
14/07/1916
       
Aged
21
His father Fred, mother Sarah Ann and seven brothers and sisters lived in Beverley. Following this he worked as a chauffeur for Mr. A. Plimpton (father of Captain Robert Plimpton), at Walkington Park. Frank enlisted into the 8th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, formed at Beverley as part of the 3rd new Army (K3). He celebrated his 21st […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
19
His father Fred, mother Sarah Ann and seven brothers and sisters lived in Beverley. His older brother Frank Tindall Marson, 8th EYR had been killed on 14/07/1916, aged 21
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
21
Alan was born in Walkington in 1895 and the 1911 census shows him living with his family at Towers farm (this is now Northlands farm). His father Frank, is listed as the farmer with his mother Hannah and five Mathison children; also on the farm were his grandmother, Margaret and a nurse, Jane Carter. By the time Alan signed up he was res […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/08/1918
Tom was born in Burton Agnes and lived for a time in Harpham where his father was a shepherd. On the 1911 census he is working on John Hodgson's farm at Burton Agnes as a fifth lad. There was a strict hierarchy on farms with the Waggoner being the top man. On large farms he would be helped with the horses, and farm work, by other men. […]