William Edward Stinson (1884–1951)


Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 19479


William Edward, usually known as Edward, was one of the Stinson brothers. He was born at Alderwasley, raised at Ambergrove before settling in South Normanton. He married Mary Jane Coupe in 1906 at St Michael, South Normanton. Enlisting in Nov 1914, he was posted to the 14th Foresters, though was discharged in Jan 1915 as unfit for service, due to poor vision. Returning the South Normanton area he was as a miner-stone worker for many years.

His brothers George Robert Stinson and Jonathan Levi Stinson are also on the Roll


1891: Chadwickwick Nick, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Hannah Stinson Head (widow) 53   Crich
Edward Stinson son 19 General labourer Crich
Sarah Stinson daughter 15 Cotton factory hand Crich
Frances Stinson daughter 13 Cotton factory hand Crich
Robert Stinson son 11 Scholar Crich
George Stinson grandson 3   Crich

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1901: South Normanton, Derbyshire

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Jonathan Stinson Head 38 Coal miner, banksman Alderwasley
Martha Stinson wife 37   Derbyshire
Edward Stinson son 16 Coal miner Alderwasley
Jonathan Stinson son 15 Coal miner Derbyshire
George Stinson son 13 Coal miner Derbyshire
Mary Stinson daughter 11   Derbyshire
Berty Stinson son 9   Sheffield
Frances Stinson daughter 7   Derbyshire
Elsie Stinson daughter 3   South Normanton
Edith Stinson daughter 1   South Normanton

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1911: 7 Ball Hill South, South Normanton

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
William Ed. Stinson Head 26 Coal miner, loader Alderwasley
Mary Stinson wife 25   Pinxton
Mary Ann Stinson daughter 1   South Normanton

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1939 Register: 61 Water Lane, Blackwell
William E Stinson b.5 Dec 1884 miner-stone work
Mary J Stinson b.16 Aug 1885
Melville Stinson b.24 Feb 1923 Colliery surface worker
Jessica M Stinson b.14 Oct 1907 Unpaid domestic duties
John Stinson b.27 Apr 1925 Colliery underground worker
Donald Stinson 8 Sug 1929
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