William Hartshorne (1897–1980)


Sherwood Foresters (Notts and DerbyRegiment) 4422
Labour Corps 184884  

Photos courtesy David Hartshorne

William Hartshornein the 1930s

William in the 1930s

Wiliam Harsthorne in 1953

William c1957

His name in the records is spelt both Hartshorne and Harshorn.
William Hartshorne was born 24 January 1897. He married Eveline Hutchinson in June qtr 1923 (Mansfield reg district) and they had a son Geoffrey.

William and Eveline Harshorne

William and Eveline outside their shop on Orphanage Road in the 1930s

William Hartshorne wife and grandchildren

William, Eveline and grandchildren c1957

Medal Index Card
Hartshorn William
He was awarded the Victory and British War medals.
Notts & Derby R 4422
Lab C 184884

William Hartshorne's brothers Wilfred Harshorne, Joseph Hartshorne and Isaac Hartshorne are also on the Roll of Honour.


1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joseph Hartshorne Head 40 Limestone quarryman Crich
Clara Hartshorne wife 36   Crich
James C Hartshorne son 11 School Crich
Joseph Hartshorne son 9 School Crich
Isaac Hartshorne son 7 School Crich
William Hartshorne son 4   Crich
Wilfred Hartshorne son 2   Crich

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1911: Near the church, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joseph Hartshorne Head 50 Limestone quarryman Crich
Clara Hartshorne wife 46   Crich
James Conrad Hartshorne son 21 Limestone quarryman Crich
Joseph Hartshorne son 19 Shop assistant, grocers Crich
Isaac Hartshorne son 17 Pony driver pit Crich
William Hartshorne son 14 Pony driver pit Crich
Wilfred Hartshorne son 12 School Crich
Annie Eliza Hartshorne daughter 9 School Crich
Roda Hartshorne daughter 5 School Crich

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1939 Register: Orphanage Road, Birmingham
William Hartshorne b.24 January 1897; Painter
Evelyn Hartshorne b.4 February 1903
Geoffrey Hartshorne b.22 July 1923; Builders Apprentice Draughtsman.