Percy Stanley (1898–1975)


Seaforth Highlanders    

Photo courtesy Victor Stanley

Percy Stanley in WW1

Percy was born at Kirkby in Ashfield 1 December 1898. He was the son of Malcolm and Eliza Stanley; the family lived at Fritchley. He married Florence Holmes in 1920 and in 1939 they were living on Folds Yard, Crich. Florence Holmes was sister to Charles Francis Holmes who was killed during the war.

Medal Roll Index
No medals found

1918 Crich voters
Percy Stanley, 2 Hat Factory; absent on military service.

Newspaper Report

Derbyshire Courier
7 December 1918
Crich soldiers recently discharged to resume employment at the coal mine include Hubert Harrison, Folds Yard, Albert Byard, Parkhead, and Percy Stanley, the Factory.

The Courier 1 May 1920
At the Parish Church, Crich on Saturday, the wedding of Mr Percy Stanley, son of Mr Malcolm Stanley, the Hat Factory, Fritchley, to Miss Florence Holmes, daughter of Mr and Mrs William Holmes of Fold Yard, Crich, was quietly solemnised. The bride was given away by her brother Mr Samuel Holmes. The Rev RO Wilson (Vicar), officiated.



1901: Kirkby in Ashfield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Malcolm Stanley Head 25 Coal miner Leeds
Eliza A Stanley wife 23   Belper
John R Stanley son 3   Heage
Percy Stanley son 2   Kirkby

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1911: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Malcolm Stanley Head 35 Coal miner Leeds
Eliza Ann Stanley wife 32   Belper
John Robert Stanley son 13 Mine pony driver Heage
Percy Stanley son 12   Kirkby
Annie Eliza Stanley daughter 9   Pinxton
Lillyian Stanley daughter 7   Pinxton
Ivy Stanley daughter 5   Leeds
Clara Stanley daughter 3   Leeds
Wilson Stanley son 2 mo   Fritchley

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Percy Stanley's brother John Robert Stanley is also on the Roll of Honour.