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James Bolstridge
Male 1884 - 1917


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  • Birth  1884  Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • 1911 Census states Saltley Road Birmingham
    Gender  Male 
    GRO Birth Index  Jun 1884  Aston 6d - 373
    Residence  1911 - 1917  42, Ripple Rd, Stirchley, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Occupation  1911  Tramway Motor Man
    • (Birmingham Mid Tramway Car Worker)
    Occupation  1915  Electric Car Driver
    Miltary Service  1916 - 1917  661st H.T. Company, Army Service Corps
    Service Number  1916 - 1917  Driver T - 309253
    Buried  1917  St. Nicholas Churchyard, Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    GRO Death Index  Jun 1917  Brentford 3a - 226 Age 34
    Died  4 Jul 1917  Brentford, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Person ID  I1018  bolstridge
    Last Modified  4 Oct 2017 

    Father  Samuel Bolstridge,   b. 29 Mar 1854, Bedworth, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1934, Bromsgrove, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Clara Cherry,   b. 1859, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1927, Birmingham South, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  2 Dec 1883  Nechells, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F828  Group Sheet

    Family  Emily Collett,   b. 12 Apr 1885,   d. 1972, Birmingham, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Jul 1908  Saint Nicholas, King's Norton, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    GRO Index  Sep 1908  King's Norton 6c - 735
    Children 
    >1. Ernest James Bolstridge,   b. 21 Jun 1909, King's Norton, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1991, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Living
    Family ID  F875  Group Sheet

  • Event Map Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1884 - Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jul 1908 - Saint Nicholas, King's Norton, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jul 1917 - Brentford, : Registration District, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1911 Census
      BOLSTRIDGE, James Head Married M 27 1884 Tramway Motor Man Saltey Rd Birmingham
      BOLSTRIDGE, Emily Wife Married 3 years F 25 1886 Birmingham
      2 Children Born Both Living **** Not Shown Here yet to be found)
      COLLETT, William Boarder Single M 23 1888 Cycle Labourer Birmingham
      STIFF, Alice Boarder Single F 18 1893 Tablet Maker Chocolate Cremes Tewkesbury Gloucestershire
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      Soldiers who died in the Great War (extract)
      In Memory of
      JAMES BOLSTRIDGE
      Driver
      T/309253
      661st H.T. Coy., Army Service Corps
      who died on
      Friday, 4th May 1917. Age 32.
      Additional Information: Husband of Emily Bolstridge, of 42, Ripple Rd., Stirchley, Birmingham.
      Cemetery: KING'S NORTON (St. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
      Grave Reference/
      Panel Number: North Extension. 2013.
      ********************************************************************** ******************
      Only two pages of James' service record have survived
      These State :
      He enlisted on 8/5/1915 at Birmingham Age 31 years 11 Months
      His occupation was that of an " Electric Car Driver "
      Address 42 Ripple Road Stirchley
      Maried Emily Collett spinster on July 25 1908 at the Parish Church King's Norton
      two children both born at King's Norton
      Ernest James born June 21 1909 and Josephine Emily born Mar 15 1911
      ********************************************************************** ************

  • Sources 
    1. [S52] An Unrequested GRO Index, General Records Office, ( On Line at : www.findmypast.com;).

    2. [S647] WWI Soldiers? records, War Office WO series, ( Public Records Office;), Wo series., See Notes James Bolstridge.


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