St Ninian's Catholic Church
War Memorial, Whitby

Bless O Lord & Protect our Sailors and Soldiers
Grant them O Lord Eternal Rest

Alfred Anderson
Alfred Anderson
Joseph Anderson
Arthur Atkinson
Thomas Atkinson
Sydney Walker Birbeck
Sydney was born in 1882 in Leeds, one of 8 children to James and Lizzie who in 1901 were all living in Thornton le Clay where James was the Station Master & Sub Postmaster. Sydney, like his younger brother Thomas Edson were both Railway Clerks. In 1911 Sydney was working in York and living as a lodgr at 23 St Olaves Road in the town. During the war Sidney (as found on some sources, served as a 2/Lt in the Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regt.,). He was KIA on 9 October 1917 and is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing
Robert Alexander Birtles    
Albert Booth R I P Albert was born c1899, the son of William and Julia who in 1901 lived at Baxtergate, Whitby where William worked as a Jet Manufacturer.
Arthur Booth   Arthur was an older brother of Albert, being born in 1887 and by 1901 was a 14 year old grocers errand boy.
Fred Booth   Fred was another brother of Albert's being born in 1892 by 1911 he was working as a cab driver. He lived with his family at 18 Well Close Square, Whitby.
Richard Booth    
Fred Bradley    
John Braithwaite    
John Braithwaite jnr    
Malcolm Buchannan (Priest)   There is a Malcolm Buchannan who in 1901 was a 10 year old scholar, the son of Charles, a Solicitor and Sarah. The family lived at 2 Crescent Place, Ruswarp
Thomas Cooper R I P  
Alexander Corpse    
Christopher Corpse    
William Corpse    
Stephanie Cumming    
Charles Frank    
Harry Frank    
Christopher Golden    
Cyril Goodwill R I P Cyril was born in Whitby in 1888, the son of Nathan and Constance who in 1901 were living in York, where Nathan worked as a railway clerk. In 1911 Cyril was also working for the NER as a railway clerk and he lived with his parents and brother Ronald at 24 Claremont Terrace, York. Cyril served in the West Yorkshire Regt., as a 2/Lt and was KIA on 3 september 1916 aged 29. He rests in Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval. By the time of the war Cyril had married Mabel Emily and lived at Springfield Cottage, Swann St, York.
George Hill    
John Hill    
Matthew Hill R I P Possibly - Matthew Hill was born in Whitby in 1899, the brother of Norman, below. I can find no records saying where or when he died
Norman Hill R I P Norman Hill was born in Whitby in 1897, the son of John and Alice who in 1901 lived at Loggerhead Yard. John worked as a gas stoker at the gas works to feed his young family of 7. By the end of the war they lived at Wards Yard, Baxtergate in Whitby. Norman enlisted in West Hartlepool, joining the RGA as Gnr 337643. He died on 18 March 1918 aged 23 and he rests in Tincourt New British Cemetery.
Rowland Hill    
George Wm Jennison    
Harry Lawson R I P Harry or Henry Lawson as found in some records was born in Fylingdales, Whitby the son of Elizabeth Lawson and her husband. In the 1901 census there was just Elizabeth and Henry in the house in The Bolts, Fylingdales. Henry served as Gdsn 17936 and was KIA between 14 and 17 September 1916. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing with others whose final resting place is known only unto their god
William Lawson    
Sophie Nicholson    
Arthur Parkyn   Arthur was born in 1899 one of the following 3 brothers, sons of John and Ann Parkyn - found in the 1901 census as Parkin. The family lived at Tyreman (?) Yard and John worked as a miner. The youngest of the brothers, Matthew was only 8 months old in 1901.
George Parkyn   John George Parkin the son of John and Ann was born in 1899 and was known as John G Parkin - see above
Matthew Parkyn   Matthew Parkin was born in 1900 - again one of the sons of John and Ann
William Pearson    
George Wm Pickering    
Ernest Pinkney    
Walter Pinkney    
Matthew Raw   Matthew Barry Raw was possibly the son of Matthew and Eleanor Raw, born in Whitby in 1877 and in 1881 living in Hawsker cum Stainsacre. Matthew snr worked as an Iron Worker, but in the 1891 census Eleanor was a widow still living in Hawsker with her 5 children. By 1901 the family are back in Whitby - Eleanor is a Bank Caretaker with 4 of her children with her by now aged between 19 and 33. Matthew served in the RASC as Driver T260665. Being eligible for the British and Victory Medals.
William Ripley    
Fred Ryder    
Charles Scales    
Eric Smales    
Lewis Smales   Lewis H Smales was born in Whitby and was the son of Edward H and Annie who in 1901 lived at Arundel House, Whitby - Edward being an Architect and Surveyor with 6 children aged between 14 and 30. He enlisted into the Notts & Derby Regt and became Pte 92267.
Reginald Smales   Reginald was the younger brother to Lewis, being 14 years old in 1901. He served in the Northumberland Fusiliers as first a Lieutenant, then a Cipher Officer with the rank of Captain. He served in Eastern Persia and Afghanistan with the British and Victory Medals
Harold Bell Trattles    
Stephen Marsh Thornton   Stephen was the son of Joseph & Mary who in 1891 lived at Brunswick St. Joseph worked as a Jet Ornament Manufacturer. By 1901 Joseph was a widower living on Windson Terrace, still working as a Jet Manuracturer with 8 children, 1 daughter in law living with him. Stephen was aged 14 and a printers apprentice.
Walter Trueman   Walter was the son of George and Sarah who in 1901 was a 16 year old Horseman Groom
Charles Usher   Charles, the son of Francis and Sarah was 10 years old in 1901. Francis worked as an Iron Ship Builder to feed his family of 9 - 3 of his sons also built ships while one worked on his own account as a bootmaker
Horace Walker    
Fred Walker    
John Wm Walton    
Thomas Wilson    
Charles Windows    
William A Barker    
Ronald Smith    
Noel Hopkins (Priest)   There is a Noel T Hopkins who was 9 years old in 1901, the son of Arthur and Annie. In the war he served as R.A.Ch.D. Arthur in 1901 was a Clerk and Organist


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