Edwin Joshua Street (1878–1958)


Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 7004

1st Battalion

Photographs courtesy Mike Street

Edwin Street in WW1

Edwin Street in WW1

Ted, as he was known, was the elder brother of Percy and Fred. The family settled at Crich during the late 1890s when his father became the publican of the Cliff Inn. Ted worked as a stone mason throughout his life. He enlisted with the Foresters in September 1914 and entered France in 1915. He was discharged through sickness in 1916, lived at Whatstandwell for many years.

Edwin Stree with soldiers in WW1

Edwin sitting centre with moustache

Edwin Street in VAD hospital WW1

Edwin extreme left in a VAD hospital

Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory, British War and 15 Star medals; also awarded the Silver War Badge.
He entered France 2/5/15 and was discharged 5/4/16

Silver War Badge
7004 Private, Street, Edwin; Notts & Derbys Regt; Badge 23,411; Enlisted 12/9/14 discharged 5/4/16; sickness; served overseas

Edwin Street's brothers Percy Street and Fred Street are also on the Roll of Honour.


1891: Ilkeston

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joshua Street Head 39 Police Constable Borrowash
Agnes Street wife 39   Taynston, Gloucester
Edwin J Street son 13 Boot shop assistant Borrowash
Evelyn A Street daughter 11   Borrowash
Frank Street son 9   Oakerthorpe
Harry Street son 8   Tideswell
Frederick V Street son 6   Baslow
Albert P Street son 4   Baslow
Emily Frances Street daughter 2   Ripley
May Street daughter 1   Ripley

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1901: Cliff Side, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joshua Street Head 49 Inn keeper Borrowash
Agnes Street wife 49   Taynston, Gloucester
Edwin Street son 22 Stonemason Borrowash
Evelyn Agnes Street daughter 21   Borrowash
Frank Street son 19 Stone mason Oakerthorpe
Fred Street son 16 Joiners apprentice Baslow
Percy Street son 14 Joiners apprentice Baslow
Frances Street daughter 12   Ripley
May Street daughter 11   Ripley
Charles Street son 8   Ripley
Margurite Street daughter 3   Crich

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1911: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Agnes Street Head (wdw) 59 Shopkeeper Taynston, Gloucester
Edwin Joshua Street son 33 Mason builder Borrowash
Albert Percy Street son 24 General labourer Baslow
May Street daughter 21   Ripley
Charles Street son 18 Blacksmiths apprentice Ripley
Margurite Street daughter 13 School Crich

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1939 Register: Top Lane, Whatstandwell
Edwin J Street (single) b.8 April 1878; stone mason
William Mills b.6 September 1883; railway relayer labourer
Florence M Mills b.26 May 1897
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