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Shackleton, Sam - WW1 Roll of Honour

Sharpe, Walter Edwin - WW1 Roll of Honour

Simpson, Arthur - WW1 Roll of Honour

Slinger, Harold - WW2 Roll of Honour

Smith, Harold WW1 Roll of Honour

Smith, Maud Hodgson nee Wilson
21 June 1895 – 24 December 1955

Maud Hodgson Wilson was born 21 June 1895 in Baildon. In 1911 she was a spinner and a boarder at 7 Hanson Street in Shipley. She remained there until she married George Smith in 1926. They lived all their married life at 1 Higher School Street in Saltaire.

Maud worked at Saltaire Mills. In 1939 she was a cap twister. Maud retired from work in 1955.  She died 24 December 1955 after being knocked down on a zebra crossing on Bingley Road.  

(Compiled with the help of Carolyn Jozefek, granddaughter of Maud & George, with many thanks.)

Spencer, Sam - WW1 Roll of Honour

Storey, Wilton Saddler - Mill Worker
5 October 1889 – 30 March 1975

Wilton Saddler Storey was the son of Thomas Sadler Storey. Thomas was born c1857 in Northallerton. He married Sarah Ann Broadley 3 January 1880 at St John the Baptist in Halifax. In 1881 & 1891 they lived at Norwood Green in Halifax with Thomas working as a farm labourer.

Wilton, the second youngest of seven children, was born 5 October 1889 in Norwood Green, Halifax. The family moved to Shipley in 1893 living at 4 Jennings Street. From 1898 to 1906 they lived at 5 Amelia Street in Saltaire, then they moved to 49 George Street.

Thomas was a nursery gardener.Wilton, a weaving overlooker in Salts Mill, married Hannah May Emsley in 1914. They lived at 15 Salisbury Street in Shipley from 1918 to 1926; at 56 Pratt Lane from 1928 to 1934. From 1934 they lived at 8 Norwood Avenue.

Hannah died 2 October 1949 in Shipley. Widowed Wilton died 30 March 1975 at Willerby in North Humberside.

Sykes, James - WW1 Roll of Honour
 
 
 
 
 
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