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William 'Billy' STANHOPE
Boatman of Blackburn, Lancashire
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William 'Billy' STANHOPE
1894 - 1929
Boatman of Blackburn, Lancashire
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William 'Billy' STANHOPE
1894 - 1929
Boatman of Blackburn, Lancashire
  m. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' FORREST (1892 - 1978)
 
Dorothy Rose STANHOPE
1923 - 2009
of Fylde R.D., Lancashire
 
Margaret STANHOPE
1927 - 1973
of Fylde R.D., Lancashire
 
A Private Individual
Narrative and Notes

William died of pneumonia following the rescue of two men off the Central Pier, Blackpool during Wakes Week in July 1929. A newspaper article of the time suggests that his malaria contributed to his death.1

How he came to have malaria is a mystery. Malaria had been eradicated in the UK, but, as a sailor - his father John had been a Blackpool fisherman - he may have been to sea and visited an enfected area.

Timeline
Personal Family World
Date
Age*
Event
Place
1894
0
Birth 
 
Q1 1919
25
Marriage to wife Elizabeth 'Lizzie' FORREST 
2
Fylde R.D., Lancashire
19 Jun 1921
27
Census 
3
14 & 16 Robert Street, Blackburn, , Lancashire, England
19 Jun 1921
27
Occupation: Brick ground labourer 
Blackburn, Lancashire
Q2 1923
29
Birth of daughter Dorothy Rose STANHOPE 
4
Fylde R.D., Lancashire
Q1 1927
33
Birth of daughter Margaret STANHOPE 
5
Fylde R.D., Lancashire
Jul 1929
35
Occupation: Boatman 
 
Jul 1929
35
Death 
Condor Grove, Blackpool, Lancashire
11 Dec 1973
79
Death of daughter Margaret STANHOPE 
6
Lytham, Lancashire
Q2 1978
84
Death of wife Elizabeth 'Lizzie' FORREST 
7
Fleetwood, Lancashire
14 Nov 2009
115
Death of daughter Dorothy Rose STANHOPE 
8
Liverpool, Lancashire
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - Burnley Express
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Burnley Express 13 July 1929

Mr. William Stanhope, of Condor-grove, Blackpool, who helped to rescue two men off the Central Pier, Blackpool, last week, has died from pneumonia, believed to have developed from malaria, a complain to which he was subject.

2 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Forrest

Marriage quarter

1

Marriage year

1919

Registration month

-

MarriageFinder ™

Elizabeth Forrest married one of these people

William Stanhope

Spouse's last name

Stanhope

District

Fylde

District number

-

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Volume as transcribed

8E

Page number

997

3 - UK 1921 Census - 19 Jun 1921
Citation image

1921 Census

Address: 14 & 16 Robert Street, Blackburn

William Forrest

Head

49

11

M

Married

Blackburn Lancashire

Cotton spinner

Crosfields Mill

Grimshaw Park, Blackburn

3

X

X

X

Rose Ann Forrest

Wife

49

10

F

Married

Tamworth Staffordshire

Home duties

Own account

At Home

Rose Forrest

Daughter

18

5

F

Single

Blackburn Lancashire

Ring Winder

Park Place Spinning Co

Windham St, Blackburn

Olive Forrest

Daughter

17

2

F

Single

Blackburn Lancashire

Ring Winder

Park Place Spinning Co

Windham St, Blackburn

William Forrest

Son

14

10

M

Both alive

Blackburn Lancashire

Crealer

Spinning Boom

Park Place Spinning Co

Windham St, Blackburn

John Forrest

Son

13

8

M

Both alive

Blackburn Lancashire

Education Whole time

James Forrest

Son

7

1

M

Both alive

Blackburn Lancashire

Education Whole time

William Stanhope

Son in law

27

11

M

Married

Blackburn Lancashire

Brick ground labourer

Woods Bro: Brick ground, Audley Range

Elizabeth Stanhope

Daughter

28

10

F

Married

Blackburn Lancashire

Home duties

Own account

At Home

4 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

Dorothy R

Last name

Stanhope

Birth year

1923

Birth quarter

2

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

Forrest

District

Fylde

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

954

5 - England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Stanhope

Birth year

1927

Birth quarter

1

Registration month

-

Mother's maiden name

Forrest

District

Fylde

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Volume

8E

Page

812

6 - England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019

CRAVEN, Margaret of Hoghton 7 St Johns St Lytham Lancs

died 11 December 1973 Probate Liverpool 20 June £7697

741616431D

7 - England & Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007 and United Kingdom Deaths 2007-2017

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Stanhope

Gender

Female

Birth day

6

Birth month

8

Birth year

1892

Age

-

Death quarter

2

Death year

1978

District

Fleetwood

County

Lancashire

Volume

40

Page

1279

8 - England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019

First name(s)

Dorothy Rose

Last name

Morgan

Death year

2009

Death date

14 Nov 2009

Probate year

2010

Probate date

10 Feb 2010

Residence town

-

Registry

Liverpool

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Document type

Grant and will

Number

3212691