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which consists of the villages of Crich, Fritchley and Whatstandwell

Daniel Broadhurst Wilkinson

Rank Private Regiment York & Lancaster
Regimental No. 35156 Battalion 7th Bn.
Photo courtesy Irene Wilkinson
Daniel Wilkinson

Silver War Badge
7th Btn. 35156, enlisted 12.12.1915 discharged 10.1.1919 aged 40 badge no B340322

On the Roll of Honour Daniel is shown as being wounded.

1901 Census: Crich Carr

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Henry Wilkinson Head 54 Herbalist Crich
Mary   wife 48   Coddington
Albert E   son 26 Stone mason Crich
Daniel B   son 22 Stone mason Crich
Anne E   daughter 18   Crich
David H   son 11   Crich
William P   son 4   Crich Carr

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1911 Census: Whatstandwell

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Wilkinson Henry Head 64 Herbalist Crich
Mary   wife 58   Crich
A E Wheatcroft daughter (married) 28   Crich
W P Wilkinson son 14 Shop assistant grocery Crich
Harold Wilkinson grandson 10   Crich
B H Wheatcroft grandson 4   Crich
F G Wheatcroft grandaughter 5   Crich
J N Wilkinson son (widr) 34 Stone mason Crich
D H Wilkinson son 21 Chemist Crich
F H Wilkinson son 26 Barber Crich
D B Wilkinson son 31 Stone mason Crich

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Baptised 6 April 1879 at St Mary, Crich, to David and Mary (nèe Broadhurst).
The initialled Wilkinson names in the 1911 census are: A.E is Ann Elizabeth Ellen; W.P is William Percy; J.N is James Noah; D.H is David Harold; F.H is Frederick Herman; D.B is Daniel Broadhurst

Family History Notes: Irene Wilkinson

Daniel Wilkinson & family

Daniel was born in 1879. He married an Irishwoman, Alice Madeleine Pitt, in Birkenhead in 1916, and they had four children. As a result of his war injury he had a leg amputated.

Daniel Wilkinson & wife

Daniel Wilkinson's brother David Wilkinson is also on the Roll of Honour.