NameEdward TAYLOR
Birthabt 1890
Death1975, Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Spouses
1Lena WRIGHT , 2C2R
Birthabt 1893, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Baptism16 Apr 1893, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Death1976, Lincolnshire, England
FatherJohn WRIGHT (1861-)
MotherEliza BRIGHTON (~1863-)
Marriage22 May 1915
Notes for Edward TAYLOR
Death year and location from Thomsen Family Tree at ancestry.co.uk by Linda Thomsen

WWI Service Records
attestation
Edward Taylor 194683
147 Columbia Road, Grimsby
Age 25 years 360 days
painter, decorator and songwriter
married
had not served previously
attested December 11, 1915
Next of kin Mrs Lena Taylor 28 Seaforth Terrace, Harehills, Leeds, wife
particulars to marriage
Lena Wright (Spinster), May 22, 1915, Leeds
Statement as to disability
Unit 355 H.S. Works Company
Labour Corps
Regimental Number 194683, rank Corporal
Edward Taylor
28 Seaforth Terrace, Harehills, Leeds
First joined for duty April 27, 1916 at Grimsby
Medical category when joined CII
I do not claim to be suffering from any disability due to my military service
date January 10, 1919
He seemed to have served at Lincoln, Wallsend, Hartlepool, Shipton, ??? and Grantham.
He seems to have gone from the Lincoln Regiment to North Staffordshire Regiment, Durham Light Infantry, to Labour Corps
Notes for Lena (Spouse 1)
Death year and location from Thomsen Family Tree at ancestry.co.uk by Linda Thomsen

Parish records St. George, Leeds
Baptism April 16, 1893 Lena Wright daughter of John and Eliza Wright, of Chariot Street, father is a policeman, ceremony performed by B. Lamb

In the 1901 census 11 Sefton Terrace, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire
Head John Wright, age 39, sergeant of police, worker, born Leeds, Yorkshire
Wife Eliza Wright, age 38, born Harthorpe, Yorkshire
Son John Wright, age 10, born Leeds
Daughter Lena Wright, age 8, born Leeds.

In the 1911 census 28 Seaforth Terrace, Haverhill, Leeds, Yorkshire
Wife Eliza Wright, age 48, married, 1 child born alive, 1 still living, born Bubwith, Yorkshire
Daughter Lena Wright, age 18, single, dressmaker, worker, born Leeds
Nephew John Hodson, age 20, single, engine fitter, general engineers, worker, born Leeds.
[It would seem the John Wright in the previous census was really John Hodgson. It seems likely he lived with his aunt and uncle, but was raised as their own child.]
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