Charles Walter Martin (1887–1970)


Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)    

Derbyshire Times obituary 1970

Charles Walter Martin

Born in 1887, Charles was the son of Crich barber William Martin and his wife Mary Ann. In 1910 he married Alice Briddon and moved to Pinxton where he worked as a pit banksman.He died in August 1970 aged eighty-three.

Derbyshire Times; 14 August 1970
Mr C.W.Martin – The funeral conducted by the Rev. L.W.Daffurn , took place at Boythorpe Cemetery on Monday of Mr Charles Walter Martin who died at the Woodlands Home, Inkersall, aged 83 years. Although the Martin family live in Crich, Mr Martin was born in Boythorpe and lived in Brampton at 1 Red Row for 59 years. A widower for nine years , Mr Martin leaves two sons, one daughter, one adopted son, nine grandchildren and 15 great grand-children.

1939 Register: Red Row, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield
Charles W Martin b.1 March 1887; general labourer
Alice Martin b.29 October 1887
Roy Martin b.1 December 1933; school

Charles Walter Martin married Alice Briddon in 1910 March qtr (Belper reg district)


1891: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Information Where born
William Martin Head 40 Barber & labourer Crich
Mary Ann Martin wife 40   Moorwood Moor
Eliza Ellen Martin daughter 17 Machinist Temple Normanton
Thomas Benjamin Martin son 15 Bobbin turner Grosehill
James Alfred Martin son 13 Labourer Crich
William Henry Martin son 9 Scholar Crich
Fred Martin son 6 Scholar Crich
Charles Waller Martin son 4   Crich
Joseph Edward Martin son 9 mo   Crich

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1901: Market Place, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Information Where born
William Martin Head 50 Barber & general labourer Crich
Mary Ann Martin wife 50   Crich
James A Martin son 23 Stone mason Crich
Fred Martin son 16 Joiners apprentice Crich
Charles W Martin son 14 General labourer Crich
Joseph Ed Martin son 10   Crich

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1911: Pinxton

Forename Surname Relationship Age Information Where born
Charles Walter Martin Head 24 Pit Banksman Crich
Alice Martin wife 24   Brampton
Jesse Briddon step daughter 2   Chesterfield
Kenneth Alwyn Martin son 3 mo   Pinxton

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