William EPWORTH (1917-1974)

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William Edward EPWORTH, 1946-1955, cutlery-9330

1. William Edward EPWORTH,1,2,3 son of Joseph Tom EPWORTH (1885-1965) and Margaret Ethel SKINNER (1887-1974), was born on 17 August 1917 in Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England.4,5 Circa 1918 he lived in Dronfield Woodhouse, Derbyshire, England. He was baptised on 23 May 1920 in Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England. Circa 1930 he lived in Sheffield. Circa 1935 he lived in Dore, Sheffield, England. Between 17 November 1939 and 14 November 1945 he was a Royal Air Force Flying in Wellington Bombers. Aircrew and Gunnery Instructor later in the war Served in Egypt at one time. He married on 5 September 1942 in Dore when she was 27.1,2,3,6 Circa 1945 he lived in Sheffield. In 1946 he was a Maker of plastic items in Sheffield. Between 1947 and 1955 he was a Cutler in Sheffield.1 Circa 1953 he lived in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. Circa 1957 he was a Blacksmith in Sheffield. He married on 21 October 1971 in Sheffield.3 He died of Myocardial Infarction. (a sudden Heart Attack at home) on 23 October 1974 in Bamford, Derbyshire, England. He was cremated between 23 October 1974 and 7 November 1974 in Sheffield.

Second Generation

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Joseph Tom EPWORTH, Joseph Tom Epworth

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Singles Tennis Champion Medal 1914 - Front

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Singles Tennis Champion Medal 1914 - Rear

2. Joseph Tom EPWORTH3,7,8 (known as 'Joseph'), son of Joseph Hinchcliffe EPWORTH and Amy MOSS, was born on 17 October 1885 in Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England.3 He was baptised on 18 April 1886 in Sheffield, Cathedral Church of St Peter & St Paul. He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Sheffield aged 5.9 He appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 15.10 He appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Sheffield aged 25.11 On 2 April 1911 he was a Clerk (Municipal), Sheffield Corporation in Sheffield.11 Before 4 June 1913 he was resident at 50 Burcot Road, Meersbrook in Sheffield. He married Margaret Ethel SKINNER on 4 June 1913 in Sheffield. Between 5 June 1913 and 2 October 1915 he was resident at Sandford Grove Road, Nether Edge in Sheffield. He had the title 'Mens Singles Champion, Brentwood Tennis Club' in 1914. Between 1915 and 1918 he lived in Dronfield Woodhouse, Derbyshire, England. In August 1917 he was a Commercial Clerk. Circa 1917 he had a Poultry business in Dronfield Woodhouse. After 1918 he was resident at Brentwood Avenue in Sheffield. On 23 May 1920 he was a woollen merchant aged 2. In July 1920 he was a Tennis player in Sheffield.12 Between 1922 and 1936 he was resident at 108 Brincliffe Edge Road in Sheffield. From 1925 to 1934 he was a Draper in Sheffield. In 1936 he lived in Sheffield. In 1939 he was a Hosier etc,. Epworth & Hall Ltd. Wholesale Merchants in Sheffield. He died of "1(a) Gastric Carcinoma" on 31 March 1965 in Sheffield aged 79.13 He was buried on 3 April 1965 in Sheffield. He experienced Own Ref: A48.

 

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Margaret Ethel SKINNER, 2010, age 123, 2010-0010-3

3. Margaret Ethel SKINNER3 (known as 'Mag', and also as Margaret SKINNER), daughter of William Edward SKINNER and Harriet BADGER, was born on 30 June 1887 in Burton Agnes, Near Bridlington, Yorkshire, England.3 She appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 13.14 In 1911 she lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England. She appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 23.15 On 2 April 1911 she was an at home in Ecclesall Bierlow.15 Before 1913 she lived in Sheffield. She was a Seamstress, Home Maker, Reader of Philosophy. She died on 7 February 1974 in Sheffield. She was buried in February 1974 in Dore, Sheffield, England. Her Monica Ref. was 'A49'. She and Joseph Tom EPWORTH had the following children:

 

Monica Margaret EPWORTH (1915-2002). Monica was born on 2 October 1915 in Dronfield Woodhouse, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. To 1936 she lived in Sheffield. She married on 25 September 1952 in Dore.3 Circa 1960 she lived in Sheffield. Between 1960 and 1990 she was a Sculptor, Ceramic animals in Saint Ives, Cornwall, England. Before 1970 she lived in Saint Ives. She died of Bronchopneumonia, on 23 June 2002 in Hayle, Cornwall, England. She was cremated on 1 July 2002 in Truro, Cornwall, England.

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William Edward EPWORTH (1917-1974)

Third Generation

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Joseph Hinchcliffe EPWORTH, J T Epworth Cutlery stamp

4. Joseph Hinchcliffe EPWORTH,3,8 son of Thomas EPWORTH and Mary Ann WHITE, was born on 22 November 1855 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.3,16 He appeared in the census on 7 April 1861 in Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England aged 5.16 He appeared in the census on 2 April 1871 in Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England aged 16.17 He appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Sheffield aged 25.18 He married Amy MOSS on 5 January 1882 in Ecclesall Bierlow when she was 21.3 In 1885 he was a Cutlery manufacturer in Sheffield. He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Sheffield aged 35.9 He appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 45.10 He died of Stricture of pylorus Gout on 24 November 1907 in Sheffield aged 52.3 He was buried on 27 November 1907 in Sheffield, England. His Monica Ref. was 'A41'.

 

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Amy MOSS, 2010, age 150, Amy Moss (Great Grandma Epworth at Waterside, Devon

5. Amy MOSS,3,8 daughter of Charles MOSS and Sarah SEATON, was born on 7 February 1860 in Yorkshire, England.3 She appeared in the census in 1871 in Sheffield aged 10. She appeared in the census in 1881 aged 20. She appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Sheffield aged 30.9 She appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 40.10 She appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Sheffield aged 50.11 In 1919 she was a Blank entry in White's Directory of Sheffield Trades in Sheffield. She died of "1(a) Chronic Myocarditis" on 30 May 1951 in Sheffield aged 91.19 Her Monica Ref. was 'A42'. She and Joseph Hinchcliffe EPWORTH had the following children:

 

Charles Moss EPWORTH (1883-1883). Charles was born on 2 July 1883.3 He died on 6 July 1883 in Sheffield.3 He was buried on 9 July 1883 in Sheffield.

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Joseph Tom EPWORTH (1885-1965)

Alice EPWORTH (1894-bef1922). Alice was born on 8 March 1894 in Intake, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.3 She appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 7.10 She appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Sheffield aged 17.11 On 2 April 1911 she was a Student in Sheffield.11 She died between 1920 and 1922.3 She experienced Own Ref: A50.

Annie EPWORTH (1899-1944). Annie was born on 16 September 1899.3 She appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 1.10 She appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Sheffield aged 11.11 On 2 April 1911 she was a School in Sheffield.11 In 1939 she lived in Rotherham, South West Yorkshire, England. She died in 1944.3 She experienced Own Ref: A51.

 

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William Edward SKINNER, Grave of William and Harriet Skinner

6. William Edward SKINNER,3,20 son of John Parker SKINNER and Sarah Jane CROSSLAND, was born on 27 September 1857.21 He was born circa December 1857 in Ecclesall Bierlow.22 He appeared in the census on 7 April 1861 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 3.23 He was a School Teacher. He appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England aged 19.21 On 3 April 1881 he was a School Master in Sheffield aged 19.21 In 1891 he lived in Sheffield. In 1896 he lived in Sheffield. He appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 43.14 He appeared in the census in 1901. He appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 43.14 On 31 March 1901 he was a Spiral Spring manufactureer (Employer) in Sheffield.14 He lived in Burton Agnes, Near Bridlington, Yorkshire, England. He lived in Sheffield. In 1908 he lived in Sheffield.24 He was a Spring maker. He died of Consumption on 17 May 1910 in Ecclesall Bierlow. He was buried on 21 May 1910 in Sheffield. He married Harriet BADGER.

 

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Harriet BADGER, Grave of William and Harriet Skinner

7. Harriet BADGER,3,25,26 daughter of Joseph BADGER and Rachel BROWN, was born on 12 June 1858 in Sheffield.27 She was born "24 June ?".28 She was born circa September 1858 in Ecclesall Bierlow.22 She appeared in the census on 7 April 1861 in Yard, Clarence Street, Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire West Riding, England aged 2.29 She appeared in the census on 2 April 1871 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 12.30 On 2 April 1871 she was a Scholar in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 12.30 She appeared in the census in 1881. She appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 22.27 On 3 April 1881 she was a School Mistress in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 22.27 She appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 42.14 On 31 March 1901 she was a Spiral Spring Manufacturer in Sheffield.14 She appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 52.15 On 2 April 1911 she was a Director Limited Co., Spiral Spring Manufacturer in Ecclesall Bierlow.15 She died on 30 June 1925.28 She died circa 30 June 1927 in Sheffield. She and William Edward SKINNER had the following children:

 

Winifred SKINNER (1884- ). Winifred was born in 1884.28 She appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 17.14 She died "1942? Impossible, at Monica's wedding".28

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Margaret Ethel SKINNER (1887-1974)

James Platt SKINNER (1891-1960). James was born on 1 May 1891.28 He appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 11.14 From 12 May 1905 to 18 July 1908 he was an Indentured into the Merchant Navy in Liverpool, Lancashire, England aged 15 years 9 months.31 On 31 July 1905 he was a Merchant seaman - Shipwrecked in Staten Island (Isla de los Estados, Argentina), Cape Horn aged 14. After May 1910 he was a Manager Spring Factory in Sheffield. He appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 21.15 On 2 April 1911 he was a Works Traveller, Spiral Springs in Ecclesall Bierlow.15 He married Kate Duncan in April 1914.28 He died on 12 December 1960.28

Christine SKINNER ( -1969). Christine appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 19.14 On 31 March 1901 she was an Assistant School Mistress in Sheffield.14 She died on 9 October 1969. She died in 1969.28 She experienced Marital status Spinster.32

Grace Ella SKINNER ( - ). Grace appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 15.14 She married William CHEETHAM Q2 1914 in Ecclesall Bierlow. She experienced Own Ref: B3.

Julia Adelene SKINNER ( - ). Circa 1828 Julia was a Headmistress in Sheffield. She appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Sheffield aged 9.14 She appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Ecclesall Bierlow aged 19.15 On 2 April 1911 she was a Student in Ecclesall Bierlow.15 She married in 1966.

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1"MyTotalFile.FTW". Text From Source: Date of Import: Sep 22, 1998
2"PeaceSp.FTW". Text From Source: Date of Import: 11 Jan 2003
3"From Monica Nicholson". Text From Source: Date of Import: 11 Jan 2003
4"William Epworth Birth Certificate, District Chesterfield, Subdistrict Dronfield, No.429, Reg sept 28th 1917". Text From Source: Date of Import: Sep 22, 1998
5"William Edward Epworth_1917-1974_CV".
6"Amateur Dramatic groups in Sheffield".
7"Page added to The Amazing Exercise Book by Joseph Thomas Epworth".
8Richard Epworth, "Glover Road Addresses, Sheffield".
9"Census 1891 Sheffield, Yorks, England RG12/3809 Fische 2 F55 (Joseph Epworth)".
10"Census 1901 65 Glover Road, Eccleshall (Bierlow), Sheffield, England RG13_Pc-4355_Fo-82_Pg-27 (Joseph Epworth)".
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Source: Census 1901 65 Glover Road, Eccleshall (Bierlow), Sheffield, England RG13_Pc-4355_Fo-82_Pg-27 (Joseph Epworth), 1901Census_65and67_GloverRoad_RG13_Pc-4355_Fo-82_Pg-27

11"Census 1911 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England". Cit. Date: 2 April 1911.
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Source: Census 1911 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, JT_EPWORTH_50Burcot_Road_C1911

12"The Sheffield Daily Independent, Saturday July 17, 1920".
13"Joseph Tom Epworth Death Certificate IC 247447 No. 493".
14"Census 1901 Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England". Cit. Date: 31 March 1901.
15"Census 1911 Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG14PN27829". Cit. Date: 2 April 1911.
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Source: Census 1911 Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG14PN27829, SKINNER MARGARET ETHEL Mother Harriett_C1911

16"Census 1861 Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England RG9 District 35 19" (RG9 District 35 19).
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Source: Census 1861 Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England RG9 District 35 19, Census1861_ ThomasEpworthHepworth1826

17"Census 1871 Sheffield, Yorks, England RG 4672 77B (Thomas Epworth)".
18"Census 1881 Sheffield, Yorks, England RG 4637 ED 45 (Thomas Epworth)".
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Source: Census 1881 Sheffield, Yorks, England RG 4637 ED 45 (Thomas Epworth), Census1881_64GloverRoad

19"Amy Epworth Death Certificate IP 160756, entry 128, Registered May 30, 1951". Text From Source: Date of Import: Dec 6 2005
20Christine Peters, "Families - Fact and Fiction (SKINNER)" (Private letter to Monica Epworth (Nicholson)).
21"Census 1881 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; (RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; Line: ; GSU roll: 1342089.)". RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; Cit. Date: 3 April 1881.
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Source: Census 1881 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; (RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; Line: ; GSU roll: 1342089.), Census1881_WilliamESkinnerBoarder56BurleySt

22"File (merged): D:\My Computer Backups\Family Tree\FAMGLS11_Skinners.ged".
23"Census 1861 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG9/3475 RG9; Folio: 16; Page: 26; GSU roll: 543138". Cit. Date: 7 April 1861.
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Source: Census 1861 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG9/3475 RG9; Folio: 16; Page: 26; GSU roll: 543138, Census 1861_JohnParkerSkinner136CemetryRoad

24"Kelly's Directory of Sheffield & Rotherham 1908". Text From Source: Skinner William Edward (J.P. & Co.), Spring Manufacturer; 44 Wostenholm Road
25Christine Peters, "The BADGERS A very different story - indeed the yeomen of England." (Private letter to Monica Epworth).
26"File (merged): D:\My Computer Backups\Family Tree\FAMGLS11_Badgers.ged". Record updated from...
27"Census 1881 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG11; Piece: 4633; Folio: 12; Page: 15-16". RG11; Piece: 4633; Folio: 12; Page: 15-16. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881.
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Source: Census 1881 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG11; Piece: 4633; Folio: 12; Page: 15-16, Census1881_JosephBadger_UpHanoverSt1

28"File (merged): L:\MyDocuments\Family Historian Projects\KatesSkinnerTree\KatesSkinnerTree.fh_data\KatesSkinnerTree.ged".
29"Census 1861, Yard, Clarence Street RG09 Piece:3470 Folio:119". RG09 Piece:3470 Folio:119. Cit. Date: 7 April 1861.
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Source: Census 1861, Yard, Clarence Street RG09 Piece:3470 Folio:119, Census 1861 BadgerCarpenter

30"Census 1871 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG10 Piece:4670 Folio:64 Page:16". RG10 Piece:4670 Folio:64 Page:16. Cit. Date: 2 April 1871.
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Source: Census 1871 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG10 Piece:4670 Folio:64 Page:16, Census 1871 BadgerCarpenter

31"UK, Apprentices Indentured in Merchant Navy, 1824-1910".
32Christine Peters (nee Skinner), "FAMILIES - FACT AND FICTION (Skinner)".