Andrew Frank Heappey (1887–1949)


North Staffordshire Regiment 23494  

Photos courtesy Irene Priest

Frank Heappey

Andrew was born at Crich in about 1887. He married Sarah Elizabeth Greensmith in 1908 and worked in the limestone quarry. During the war he was wounded and lost an eye. He died in 1949 aged sixty-two.
Andrew Frank Heappey married Sarah Elizabeth Greensmith in Q4 of 1908, Belper Registration District.

The photographs show Andrew with family members (date unknown)

Andrew Heappey and family

Andrew Frank Heappey

Newspaper report

Derbyshire Courier, 15 June 1918
Crich, Lea & Holloway
Private Andrew Heappey, of Wheatsheaf Cottages, Crich, has been wounded in France. His wife had news from him to this effect last Saturday. Writing from a hospital in France, Private Heappey states that the wound is in his left hand, and he is now going on satisfactorily.

Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the British War and Victory Medals.

Andrew Heappey's three brothers Ernest Heappey, Jesse Heappey and Lot Heappey are also on the Roll of Honour.


1901: Town End, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Heappey Head 58 General labourer Codsall
Sarah Heappey wife 55   Crich
Robert Heappey son 23 Limestone quarryman Crich
Ernest Heappey son 19 Limestone quarryman Crich
Jesse A Heappey son 17 Limestone quarryman Crich
Andrew Heappey son 14 Limestone quarryman Crich
Lot Heappey son 11 School Crich
Maurice Taylor grandson 6   Crich

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1911: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Andrew Heappey Head 24 Rockman in limeston quarry Wirksworth
Sarah E Heappey wife 28   Gateshead
John J Heappey son 1   Crich
Andrew F Heappey son 8 mo   Crich

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1918 Voters List
Andrew F Heappey, Town End, absent on military service.

1939 Register: Royal Oak Cottages, Crich
Andrew F Heappey b.3 April 1885; roadstone quarryman
Sarah E Heappey b.2 June 1881
Albert Heappey b.4 August 1915; general labourer lime works
Rebecca Hitchcock (Heappey) b.15 August 1921; Textile operative FWC
James W Heappey b.17 December 1923; general labourer lime works
Jane E Hollinsworth (Heappey) b.3 January 1926; school