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George ARDRON IV (1864 -)

Father: Henry Ardron I (1835 - 1921)
Mother: Emma Turner

 

Tree extract starting with common ancestor to me:

My 1st cousin 4 times removed was born at Swinton in 1865. (Based on age and place of birth on 1881 Census) However he was probably born in 1964 based on a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 483 Sep 1864)

1868 Last public hanging
1870 Primary Education becomes compulsory in Britain

On the 1871 Census (2 April) George was aged 6, living with his parents in Swinton. (PRO ref RG10 piece 4712 folio 83 pg 41)

1872 Secret voting is introduced for elections
1876 Invention of the telephone by A G Bell

1879 Britain fights the Zulu war in South Africa

On the 1881 Census (3 April) he was aged 16, a kitchen range fitter ironmonger, living with his parents at 70 Charles Street, Swinton. (PRO ref RG11 piece 4682 folio 115 pg 34)

1883 Married women obtain the right to acquire their own property

1884 The Third Reform Act - voting extended to agricultural workers (triples the electorate)

1891 CENSUS?? AGED 26?

1893 Invention of motion pictures by Thomas Edison

George Bonell [as he appears on the certificate] married Lily Seal on 3 July 1893 at the Unitarian Chapel, Belper, Derbyshire by certificate. He was aged 28, a bachelor and a kitchen range fitter. He was of Swinton near Rotherham. His father was a coal miner. Lily was aged 29 and a spinster of Long Row, Belper. Her father was Alfred Seal, a printer. Witnesses were Albert Edward Seal and Mary Elizabeth Seal [Lily's brother + sister]. (GRO cert MXB666521 + GRO ref George Bonell Ardron - Belper 7b 893 Sep 1893)

1895 Invention of wireless telegraphy by G Marconi

1899-1902 Britain fights the Boer War in South Africa

1901 Death of Queen Victoria, succeeded by King Edward VII

On the 1901 Census (31 March) George was listed as head of household for 51 White Lee Road, Swinton:
a) George B. Ardron, head, married, 36, kitchen range fitter, worker, Swinton Yorks
b) Lily Ardron, wife, married, 36, Belper Derby
c) Sylvia Ardron, daughter, 5, Swinton Yorks
(PRO ref RG13 piece 4402 folio 82 pg 34)

1908 on 27 April Olympic Games open at White City in London

1908 on 27 October Parliament approves old age pensions (weekly means-tested pension of a maximum of five shillings to all those aged over 70)

1910 Death of King Edward VII, succeeded by King George V

1911 National Insurance Act provides cover against sickness and unemployment

 

On the 1911 Census (2 April) George was listed as head of household for 59 Brookhill Street, Stapleford, Nottinghamshire:

a) George Bonell Ardron, head, 46, married (17 years), kitchen range fitter, worker, Yorkshire Swinton

b) Lily Ardron, wife, 46, married (17 years), Derbyshire Belper

c) Sylvia Ardron, daughter, 15, lace hand, Yorkshire Swinton

The record shows Lily having had a total of 1 children born alive in present marriage, 1 still living and 0 having died.
The property consisted of 4 rooms (including kitchen but excluding scullery, landing, lobby, closet, bathroom, warehouse, office or shop if present).

(PRO ref RG14 ??)


Did George die in 1946 aged 81? (GRO ref George B. Ardron - Basford 7b 200 Mar 1946 - [aged] 81) Based on age at death he would have been born in 1865.


Lily SEAL (1864 -)
She was born in 1864 and her father was Alfred Seal, a printer, and Caroline. (Based on age at marriage) GRO REF??

On the 1881 Census (3 April) Lily was living with her parents at 10 Long Row, Belper, Derby:
a) Alfred Seal, head, married, 54, printer compositor, Derby Milford
b) Caroline Seal, wife, married, 55, Solihull Warwickshire
c) Amie Seal, daughter, unmarried, 29, cotton ruler, Derby Belper
d) Amelia Seal, daughter, 26, pant maker up, Derby Belper
e) Mary E Seal, daughter, 24, hosiery folder, Derby Belper
f) Emily Seal, daughter, 21, silk ??, Derby Belper
g) Fredrk Seal, son, 20, foundry ??, Derby Belper
h) Lily Seal, daughter, 17, hosiery folder, Derby Belper
i) Albert Seal, son, 13, scholar, Derby Belper
(PRO ref RG11 piece 3412 folio 50 pg 5) 

On the 1891 Census (5 April) she was living with her parents at 10 Long Row, Belper, Derby:
a) Alfred Seal, head, married, 64, printer compositor, employed, Derby Milford
b) Caroline Seal, wife, married, 65, Warwick Solihull
c) Amelia Seal, daughter, single, 32, seamstress, employed, Derby Belper
d) Lily Seal, daughter, single, 25, hosiery folder, employed, Derby Belper
(PRO ref RG12 piece 2473 folio ?? pg ??) 


Did Lily die in 1942 aged 77? (GRO ref Basford 7b 180 Jun 1942 - [aged] 77) Based on age at death she would have been born in 1865.


GEORGE AND LILY HAD THE FOLLOWING CHILD:

1) Sylvia Ardron (1896 -)
My 2nd cousin 3 times removed was born in 1896 at Swinton. (Based on age + place on 1901 Census + GRO ref Rotherham 9c 743 Mar 1896)

On the 1901 Census (31 March) Sylvia was aged 5, living with her parents at 51 White Lee Road, Swinton. (PRO ref RG13 piece 4402 folio 82 pg 34)

On the 1911 Census (2 April) she was aged 15, living with her parents at 59 Brookhill Street, Stapleford, Nottinghamshire. (PRO ref RG14 ??)


Did Sylvia die in 1980 aged 84? (GRO ref Nottingham 8 679 Mar 1980 - [born] 10 Ja 1896)