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Samuel ARDRON VIII (1877 - 1958)

Father: Samuel Ardron V (1842 - 1908)
Mother: Margaret Cryle


Tree extract starting with common ancestor to me:

 

 

My 1st cousin 4 times removed was born at Swinton in 1877. (Based on age + location on 1881 Census) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 678 Dec 1877)

He was baptised at Kilnhurst on 30 December 1877. (APR)

On the 1881 Census (3 April) he was aged 3, living with his parents at 24 Piccadily Road, Kilnhurst. (PRO ref RG11 piece 4683 folio 124 page 27)

In about 1890 Samuel started work at the age of 13 at the Old Stubbin Colliery. (Newspaper Article - ?? Express, 28 Feb 1953 - see below)

On the 1891 Census (5 April) he was aged 13, a carter, living with his parents at Blackamoor Cottages, Rawmarsh (Upper Haugh). (PRO ref RG12 piece 3852 folio 121 page 16)

On the 1901 Census (31 March) he was aged 23, a coal miner trammer, living with his parents at 36 Rockingham Road, Swinton. (PRO ref RG13 piece 4400 folio 178 page 15)

Samuel married Elmere Beckett on 31 March 1902 at the Parish Church of Thorpe Hesley . He was aged 24, a bachelor and a miner of Swinton. His father was Samuel Ardron, also a miner. Elmere was aged 23 and a spinster of Thorpe. Her father was Henry Beckett, a miner. Witnesses were Wallace Beckett and Blanche Beckett. (GRO cert MXA978253 + GRO ref Rotherham 9c 985 Mar 1902)

 

On the 1911 Census (2 April) Samuel was listed as head of household for 27 Church Street, Swinton:

a) Samuel Ardron, head, 33, married (9 years), coal miner hewer, worker, Swinton Yorkshire

b) Elmere Ardron, wife, 32, married (9 years), Rotherham Yorkshire

c) Frank Ardron, son, 8, Swinton Yorkshire

d) Mabel Ardron, daughter, 4, Swinton Yorkshire

The record shows Sarah Jane having had a total of 2 children born alive in present marriage, 2 still living and 0 having died.

The property consisted of 6 rooms (including kitchen but excluding scullery, landing, lobby, closet, bathroom, warehouse, office or shop if present).

(PRO ref RG14 ??)

 

He retired in 1953 from the New Stubbin Colliery at the age of 75. (Newspaper Article - ?? Express, 28 Feb 1953) Newspaper Article

 

Samuel died on 5 May 1958 at Moorgate General Hospital, Rotherham aged 80. (Wills & Admons 1958 + GRO ref Rotherham 2c 574 Jun 1958 - [aged] 80)

 

His will was probated on 19 June 1958: "Ardron, Samuel of 83 Church Street, Swinton, Mexborough, Yorkshire, died 5 May 1958 at Moorgate General Hospital, Rotherham, Yorkshire. Administration Wakefield 19 June to Elmear Ardron, widow. Effects 222 13s. 2d." (Wills & Admons 1958, Family Division of the High Court)

 

Elmere BECKETT (1879 - 1964)
She was born in 1879. (Based on her age at marriage + death) 

1881 CENSUS?? AGED 1?

1891 CENSUS?? AGED 11?

1901 CENSUS?? AGED 21?

Elmear died on 12 February 1964. She was of 83 Church Street, Swinton. (Wills & Admons - see below) This agrees with a GRO death index entry. (GRO ref Rother V. 2c 767 Mar 1964 - [aged] 85)

 

Her will was probated on 18 March 1964: "Ardron, Elmear of 83 Church Street Swinton Mexborough Yorkshire widow died 12 February 1964. Probate Wakefield 18 March to Rennie Ardron colliery mechanic. Effects 780." (Wills & Admons 1964, Family Division of the High Court)

 

SAMUEL AND ELMERE HAD THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:


1) Frank Ardron III (1903 - 1977)

 

2) Mabel Ardron II (1907 -)

My 2nd cousin 3 times removed was born on 4 January 1907. (APR) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 846 Mar 1907)

 

Mabel was then baptised on 3 February 1907 in Swinton. Her father was a miner of 27 Church Street. (APR) 

On the 1911 Census (2 April) she was aged 4, living with her parents at 27 Church Street, Swinton. (PRO ref RG14 ??)

She married Arthur S. Collins in 1937 in the registration district of Rotherham. (Peter Brian Ardron + GRO ref Rotherham 9c 1379 Mar 1937 - Collins, Arthur S.)

 

3) Rennie Ardron (1912 - 1985)

My 2nd cousin 3 times removed was born on 30 January 1912. (APR) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 1738 Mar 1912 - Beckett)

 

Rennie was then baptised on 25 February 1912 in Swinton. His father was a miner of 27 Church Street. (APR)

 

He died on 11 July 1985 and was of 12 Newhill Road, Wath on Dearne, Rotherham. (Wills & Admons - see below + GRO ref Doncaster 1985 July vol no 3 pg no 552 reg no 785 - [born] 30-Jan-1912))

 

Rennie's will was probated on 16 September 1985: "Ardron, Rennie of 12 Newhill Road Wath on Dearne Rotherham died 11 July 1985. Probate Leeds 16 September. Not exceeding 40000 (8581603763H)" (Wills & Admons 1985, Family Division of the High Court)

 

4) Willis Ardron (1915 - 1915)

My 2nd cousin 3 times removed was born on 9 April 1915. (APR) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 1587 Jun 1915 - Beckett)

 

Willis was then baptised on 2 May 1915 in Swinton. His father was a miner of 27 Church Street. (APR)

 

However he died shortly afterwards (GRO ref Doncaster 9c 926 Sep 1915 - [aged] 0) and then was buried in Swinton on 12 September 1915 aged 5 months. He was of 27 Church Street. (APR)

 

5) Norah St. C. Ardron (1920 -)
My 2nd cousin 3 times removed was born in 1920 in the registration district of Rotherham. (GRO ref Rotherham 9c 1584 Sep 1920 - Beckett)

Norah married in 1949 to Jack Woodcock in the registration district of Rother Valley. (Peter Brian Ardron + GRO ref Rother V 2c 1495 Dec 1949 - Woodcock)