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Wife: Elizabeth Emma Poulter Also known as: Emma Pouter
Born: 1859 in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire 1 (see note 1) Census: 1891 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 2) Census: 1901 at 7 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 3) Census: 1911 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 4) Resided: 1920 - 1937 at 7 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington 2 Died: 1937 Buried: 22 Mar 1937 in Trumpington (see note 5) Father: Mother:
Husband: Joseph Wilson Married: 25 Dec 1882 in Trumpington (see note 6)
Born: ABT 1863 in Trumpington Christened: 8 Mar 1863 in Trumpington (see note 7) Census: 1871 in Swans Yard, Trumpington (see note 8) Census: 1881 in London Road, Trumpington (see note 9) Occupation: 1881 - 1891 Ag Lab Census: 1891 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 10) Census: 1901 at 7 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 11) Occupation: 1901 Labourer on Highway Census: 1911 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 12) Occupation: 1911 Roadman Resided: 1913 at 5 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington 2 (see note 13) Resided: 1913 - 1915 at 1 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington 2 Resided: 1920 - 1928 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington 2 Resided: 1929 - 1948 at 7 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington 3,2 Died: 1948 Buried: 1 Apr 1948 in Trumpington (see note 14) Father: Joe Wilson (1835 - 1900) Mother: Martha Saunders (1835 - 1904)
F Child 1: Amelia Wilson Born: 10 Jan 1883 Christened: 25 Mar 1883 in Trumpington (see note 15) Died: 1888 Buried: 8 Mar 1888 in Trumpington (see note 16)
M Child 2: Robert Wilson Born: ABT 1885 in Trumpington Christened: 5 Apr 1885 in Trumpington (see note 17) Census: 1891 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 18) Census: 1901 at 7 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 19) Occupation: 1901 Houseboy Domestic Census: 1911 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 20) Occupation: 1911 General Carter Military: 1914 - 1916 (see note 21) Died: 1 Jul 1916 in The Somme, France (see note 22) Wife: Lizzie Annie Buffett b. 1883 Married: 1914 in Cambridgeshire (see note 23)
F Child 3: May Rosina Wilson Born: 10 Aug 1887 in Trumpington Christened: 18 Sep 1887 in Trumpington (see note 24) Census: 1891 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 25) Census: 1901 at 5 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 26) Occupation: 1901 Domestic Helper Census: 1911 in Cambridge (see note 27) Occupation: 1911 Cook Resided: 1939 in Essex Resided: 1955 - 1969 at 17 Alpha Terrace, Trumpington Died: 1969 Buried: 1969 in Trumpington Husband: Horace James Jeffrey b. 1886 d. 4 Nov 1918 Also known as: Horace James Jeffery Married: 14 Aug 1913 in Trumpington (see note 28) Husband: Albert Charles Starr b. 15 Dec 1893 d. 1983 Also known as: Bert C Starr Married: 1920 in London (see note 29)
M Child 4: Albert Charles Wilson Born: 23 Dec 1889 in Trumpington Christened: 16 Feb 1890 in Trumpington (see note 30) Census: 1891 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 31) Census: 1901 at 7 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 32) Census: 1911 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 33) Occupation: 1911 Gardener Military: 1914 - 1918 (see note 34) Died: 4 Nov 1918 in Norwich, Norfolk (see note 35) Buried: 14 Nov 1918 in Trumpington (see note 36)
M Child 5: William Wilson Born: 1891 in Trumpington Christened: 22 Nov 1891 in Trumpington (see note 37) Census: 1901 at 7 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 38) Census: 1911 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 39) Occupation: 1911 Ag Lab Military: 1914 - 1918 (see note 40) Died: 21 Sep 1918 in France (see note 41) Wife: Constance Maude Fuller b. 22 Aug 1895 d. 1975 Married: 27 Jan 1917 in Grantchester, Cambridgeshire (see note 42)
F Child 6: Hilda Wilson Born: ABT 1895 Christened: 14 Apr 1895 in Trumpington (see note 43) Died: 1897 Buried: 12 Jul 1897 in Trumpington (see note 44)
M Child 7: Arthur Wilson Born: 1896 in Trumpington Christened: 29 Nov 1896 in Trumpington (see note 45) Census: 1901 at 7 Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 46) Census: 1911 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington (see note 47) Occupation: 1911 Baker's Helper Military: 1914 - 1918 Resided: 1921 - 1927 in Whitelocks Yard, Trumpington Resided: 1928 - 1949 in High Street, Trumpington Resided: 1950 - 1967 at 28 High Street, Trumpington Died: 1968 in Cambridge (see note 48) Buried: in Trumpington Wife: Margaret Julia Busby b. 1899 d. 1963 Married: 1922 in Cambridge (see note 49)
Sources: (1) FreeBMD website. (2) Electoral Register. (3) Spalding's Directory. Event Notes Note (1) Dec 1859 Chesterton 3b 456 Note (2) Age 33, born Gt Shelford, with husband Joseph Wilson and children Note (3) Age 42, born Gt Shelford, with husband Joseph Wilson and children Note (4) Age 54, born Gt Shelford, with husband Joseph Wilson and children Note (5) Mar 22 WILSON Elizabeth Emma of 7 Whitelocks Yard 77 Note (6) Dec 25 WILSON Joseph 20 bac lab otp son of Joe lab POUTER Emma 24 sp [blank] otp dau of William lab wits: James WILSON, Sarah POUTER Note (7) Mar 8 WILSON Joseph of Joe & Martha otp lab Note (8) Age 8, born Trumpington, with family Note (9) Age 18, born Trumpington, with family. Ag Lab Note (10) Age 28, born Trumpington, Agricultural laborer, with wife Emma and children Note (11) Age 38, born Trumpington, Labourer on Highway, with wife Emma and children Note (12) Age 49, born Trumpington, Roadman, with wife Emma and children Note (13) Removed to 1 Whitelocks Yard Note (14) Apr 1 WILSON Joseph of Whitelocks Yard 85 Note (15) Mar 25 WILSON Amelia of Joseph & Emma otp lab born 10 Jan [1883] Note (16) Mar 8 WILSON Amelia of Workhouse Yard 5 Note (17) Apr 5 WILSON Robert of Joseph & Emma otp farm lab Note (18) Age 6, born Trumpington, with family Note (19) Age 16, born Trumpington, with family. Houseboy Domestic Note (20) Age 26, born Trumpington, with brother Albert, both with their widowed aunt Mary Wilson. General Carter Note (21) See https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/4817770 Note (22) WILSON, ROBERT Rank: Private Service No: 13649 Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age: 32 Regiment/Service: Suffolk Regiment 11th Bn. Grave Reference XV. H. 8. Cemetery SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.2 Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Emma Wilson, of Whitelock Building, Trumpington; husband of Lizzie Wilson, of 49, Chapel Rd., Weston Colville, Cambs. Robert was a well known amateur cricketer and considered to be one of the best bowlers in the county. He was killed on the first day of the battle of the Somme, which claimed 60,000 British casualties of whom 20,000 were killed. The battle in total cost 420,000 British lives and resulted in the award of 51 Victoria Crosses, nine on day 1 of which 6 were posthumously awarded. After 100 days of fighting the objective set for day 1 had not been reached Note (23) Jun 1914 Linton 3b 1185 Note (24) Sep 18 WILSON May Rosina of Joseph & Emma of Workhouse Yard farm lab born 10 Aug [1887] Note (25) Mary R Wilson: age 3, born Trumpington, with family Note (26) Age 13, born Trumpington, Domestic Helper, with great-aunt Sarah Saunders Note (27) Age 23, born Trumpington, Cook in the household of Mrs Sarah Chadwick Note (28) Aug 14 JEFFREY Horace James 28 bac kitchen porter of St Peter's West Hackney son of Richard Charles ticket collector WILSON May Rosina 26 sp [blank] otp dau of Joseph roadman wits: Eleanor JEFFREY, Joseph WILSON Note (29) Mar 1920 Lewisham 1d 1682 Note (30) Feb 16 WILSON Albert Charles of Joseph & Emma of Workhouse Yard farm lab born 23 Dec 1889 Note (31) Age 1, born Trumpington, with family Note (32) Age 11, born Trumpington, with family Note (33) Age 21, born Trumpington, with brother Robert, both with their widowed aunt Mary Wilson. Gardener Note (34) See https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/4803285 Note (35) WILSON, ALBERT CHARLES Rank: Private Service No: 240716 Date of Death: 04/11/1918 Age: 29 Regiment/Service: Bedfordshire Regiment 11th Bn. transf. to (465546) 660th Agricultural Coy. Labour Corps Grave Reference At south end. Cemetery TRUMPINGTON (SS. MARY AND MICHAEL) NEW CHURCHYARD Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Emma Wilson, of 7, Whitelock's Yard, Trumpington The Parish Magazine reports in October 1916 that Private A C Wilson has be admitted to hospital suffering from shell shock, right elbow and a wound in the back. In April 1917 there is a further report that We much regret to learn that Private Albert Wilson has been reported wounded and in hospital; and we trust he will soon make a good recovery. In December 1918. We offer special sympathy to Mr and Mrs Joseph Wilson who only a few days before the death of their son Albert in hospital in Norwich had heard that another son, William had been killed in action on September 21st Note (36) Nov 14 WILSON Albert Charles of Britannia Barracks, Norwich 29 died Nov 4 Note (37) Nov 22 WILSON William of Joseph & Emma otp shepherd Note (38) Age 9, born Trumpington, with family Note (39) Age 19, born Trumpington, with family. Farm Labourer Note (40) See https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/4822357 Note (41) WILSON, W Rank: Private Service No: 204534 Date of Death: 21/09/1918 Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 5th/6th Bn. Grave Reference II. C. 9. Cemetery MEATH CEMETERY, VILLERS-GUISLAIN Additional Information: On leaving school, William took a job with a family in Chaucer Road, gardening and driving the pony and trap. When war was declared, William immediately enlisted in the Cambridgeshire Regiment but was later transferred to the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in 1916 whilst serving in France he was badly wounded in the hip. He was brought home to spend time in hospital at Cheltenham. While on sick leave, he married Constance Fuller of Poplar End, Grantchester, on 27 January 1916. At the time of her marriage, Constance was in service at Byronís Lodge; after the wedding the two moved into Lodge Cottage at the entrance to Manor Lodge. Williamís hip had been so badly shattered, leaving him with one leg shorter than the other, that they were certain he would be able to leave the army. However, he was called back to France. On 21 September 1918, the 5/6th Scottish Rifles were attacking an enemy post at Villers-Guislain near Cambrai. In the attack, 14 men including William were killed. and The service career of William Wilson has been researched by Caroline Burkitt who examined the names on the Grantchester War Memorial where William is also commemorated. . He enlisted with the Cambridgeshire Regiment with the service No 2596 but was later transferred to the Cameronians. In 1916 he was serving in France and was badly wounded in the hip. He was brought home to hospital in Cheltenham, and whilst on sick leave, on 27th January 1917, he married Constance, daughter of Robert and Cecilia Fuller of Poplar End Grantchester. At the time of her marriage Comstance was in service at Byrons Lodge working for Mr & Mrs Marsh. After the wedding William and Constance moved into Lodge Cottage at the entrance to Manor Lodge. Williams hip had been so badly shattered, leaving him with one leg shorter than the other, that his family were sure he would be able to leave the army, but he was called back again to France. On 21st September 1918 the 5/6th Scottish Rifles attacked an enemy strongpoint called "Meath Post" one mile south of the village of Villers-Guislain, after two battalions had failed to capture it. The post was taken, but 14 men died in the attack. One of them being William, 132 men were wounded. Nine days later the Germans abandoned the position. Note (42) Mar 1917 Chesterton 3b 703 Note (43) Apr 14 WILSON Hilda of Joseph & Emma otp farm lab Note (44) Jul 12 WILSON Hilda otp 2 Note (45) Nov 29 WILSON Arthur of Joseph & Emma otp lab Note (46) Age 4, born Trumpington, with family Note (47) Age 14, born Trumpington, with family. Baker's Helper Note (48) Jun 1968 Cambridge 4a 232 age 71 Note (49) Jun 1922 Cambridge 3b 1217 Copyright © Trumpington Local History Group 2017 Email TLHG Return to TLHG introduction page Name Index