George David Sellors

Driver

Royal Army Veterinary Corps 35722  

Notes
Information courtesy Simon Johnson
George David Sellors was known by his middle name. He was born David Eaton at Cromford in 1875, the son of Hannah Eaton who married James Sellors in 1877; David then took the surname Sellors. After James Sellors’ death Hannah married John Harrison.

David Sellors worked as a quarryman and married Mary Alice M. Taylor in 1899. After the war the family lived at Ladygrove, Whatstandwell where he died in July 1934 aged fifty-nine.

Medal Index Record
Sellars Geo. D. RAVC 36722 Pte; enlisted 13/5/18. discharged 21/1/19
Awarded the Silver War Badge

Silver War Badge Record
35722 Pte Sellars Geo D; RAVC; badge B124458; enlisted 13/5/18; discharged 21/1/19; not served overseas; aged 43

[Although the medal records state his name as SELLARS with rank of Private it is felt that this is the George David Sellors on the Roll of Honour. The given age certainly tallies]

CENSUS INFORMATION

1881 Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
James Sellors Head 63 Quarryman Crich
Hannah Sellors wife 37   Cromford
Elizabeth Eaton wife's daughter 8   Cromford
David Eaton wife's son 5   Cromford
Charles Sellors son 4 mo   Crich
Mary Eaton wife's mother 61   Cromford

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1891: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Harrison Head 27 Limestone Quarryman Crich
Hannah Harrison wife 40   Cromford
Elizabeth M Heaton daughter 17 Shirt seamstress Cromford
David Heaton son 15 Horse driver Cromford
Charles Sellors son 10   Crich

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1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Harrison Head (wdwr) 35 Limestone Quarryman Crich Carr
David Sellors step son 25 Quarryman Cromford
Mary A. M. Sellors step son's wife 24   Wolverampton
John E. V. Sellors step son's son 11 mo   Crich

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1911: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
David Sellors Head 35 General labourer Crich
Mary Sellors wife 34   Wolverampton
John Sellors son 10   Crich
Bertha Sellors daughter 8   Crich
Thomas Sellors son 6   Crich
Fred Sellors son 3   Crich
Thomas Sellors uncle 70 retired domestic gardener Crich
George Smith boarder 54 Limeston quarryman Crich

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