Matthew Storer (1897–1978)

Trooper

Derbyshire Yeomanry 3005 & 75936  

Biography
Matthew was a younger brother of Hiram. Before the war he worked as a sawyer’s labourer. Enlisting with Hiram, he served with the Derbyshire Yeomanry. Returning to Fritchley after demob, he married Ellen Byard in 1920 and they moved to live in Belper. He worked as a stone mason and became a general foreman for Derbyshire County Council’s highways department.

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

Matthew Storer is the brother of Hiram Storer

CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Hiram Storer Head 44 Stone mason Fritchley
Hannah Storer wife 42   Fritchley
James Storer son 19 Stone mason Fritchley
Emma Storer daughter 17 Machine minder cotton Fritchley
Kate Storer daughter 15 Machine minder cotton Fritchley
Sarah E Storer daughter 12   Fritchley
Hiram Storer son 5   Fritchley
Matthew Storer son 3   Fritchley

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1911: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Hiram Storer Head 51 Foreman bricklayer Midland railway Fritchley
Hannah Storer wife 53   Fritchley
Hiram Storer son 15 Carter Fritchley
Matthew Storer son 13 Sawyers labourer Fritchley

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1918 Crich voters
Matthew Storer, Fritchley; absent on military service.

1939 Register: 6 Gibfield Lane, Belper
Matthew Storer b.25 March1897; foreman mason
Ellen Storer b.12 June 1893
Constance Milnes (Storer) b.17 December 1922 ; ladies hairdresser