William Sunley1,2

#104, b. 7 August 1890, d. 10 June 1918
Last Edited=6 Sep 2019
     William Sunley was born on 7 August 1890 in the Drypool, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire.2,3 He was the son of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker.1
In the census of 5 April 1891 in 5 Alexandra Terrace, Buckingham Street, Sculcoates, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, he was listed as aged 7 months born in Hull, the son of George John Sunley.4
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 28 Dorington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, he was listed as aged 10 born in Hull Yorkshire, the son of George John Sunley.5 William joined the Royal Navy as a boy entrant on 12 September 1907 at H.M.S. Ganges, Harwich, Suffolk.2
William married Jane Savage, daughter of William Savage and Fanny Ann Peck, on 23 January 1915 in Park Congregational Church, Humberston Road, Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,2,6,7 William was killed in action on 10 June 1918, serving in World War I, at Whitby, Yorkshire, at the age of 27. He died in an explosion, along with two Naval Gunners, when the "Q" ship "HMS Low Tyne" was 3.5 miles off the shore of Whitby and was torpedoed by UBoat UB 34, and sunk at 9.05pm. He and John Edward HUYTON served together on HMS Lowtyne and were both killed in the same explosion, a third Naval Gunner was reported to have been killed in the same explosion, however to date it has not been possible to establish his identity.1,8,2 William was buried on 14 June 1918 in Grave No. 42.C.27, Scatho Road Cemetery, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, at the age of 27.1,8

Child of William Sunley and Jane Savage

  • James William Sunley1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S1] Information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  2. [S11] Royal Navy Records of William Sunley.
  3. [S905] Website Yorkshire Birth indexes (http://www.yorkshirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi) : "1890 Hull DRY/49/230."
  4. [S472] Image of the 1891 Census for Hull, Yorkshire: RG12 Piece 3925 Folio 85 Page 37.
  5. [S473] Image of the 1901 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3039 Folio 41 Page 19.
  6. [S64] Copy marriage certificate (Information currently not computerized).
  7. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask 7a 1058.
  8. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).

George John Sunley1,2

#105, b. 1857, d. 2 July 1935
Last Edited=7 Oct 2019
     George John Sunley was born in 1857 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.2 He was the son of John Sunley and Elizabeth (?)
In the census of 7 April 1861 in Waterside Lane, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, he was listed as the son of John Sunley.3
In the census of 2 April 1871 in Waterside Road, St. Marys, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, he was listed as the son of John Sunley.4
George married Rose Hannah Walker, daughter of Leonard Walker and Eliza Hill, on 27 December 1880 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire. Book Number C 7.1
Entry Number 409.5,6,2,7
In the census of 3 April 1881 at Waterside Road, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, George was listed as the Head of Household; a Hemp Dresser, living with his wife.2,8
In the census of 5 April 1891 at 5 Alexandra Terrace, Buckingham Street, Sculcoates, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, George was listed as aged 34 born in Barton upon Humber Lincolnshire, the Head of Household; a Hemp Dresser, living with his wife Rose Hannah, and their children George F., John W., Leonard, Edith, and William.9
In the census of 31 March 1901 at 28 Dorington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, George was listed as aged 44 born in Barton on Humber, the Head of Household; a Hemp Dresser, living with his wife Rose Hannah, and 8 of their children George F., John W., Leonard, Edith, William, Ernest, Herbert, and Eliza E.10
George Sunley, Dresser living at this address.11
In the census of 2 April 1911 at 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, George was listed as aged 54 born in Barton on Humber, the Head of Household; a Labourer living with his wife Rose Hannah, and five of their children Edith, Ernest, Herbert, Eliza Elizabeth, and Ada.12,13 George was a Hemp Dresser.14
He witnessed the marriage of the marriage of Richard Ely and Edie Sunley on 13 May 1916 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,5,14
He witnessed the marriage of the marriage of Joseph Charles Jackson and Ada Sunley on 28 December 1931 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,15 His residence at the time of death was 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.16
George died on 2 July 1935 in 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.17,18 He was the informant on the death certificate of George John Sunley on 2 July 1935 in the 110a Scathoe Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.19,16

Children of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S141] Transcript of the 1881 Census "FHL Film 1341785 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3291 Folio 25 Page 45."
  3. [S477] Image of the 1861 Census for Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire: RG9 Piece 2404 Folio 27 Page 21.
  4. [S575] Image of the 1871 Census for Barton, Lincolnshire: RG10 Piece 3438 Folio 11 Page 16. Click to view census image

  5. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  6. [S106] Copy marriage certificate of George Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker, 27 December 1880.
  7. [S1029] Website North Lincolnshire Council (http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/AF3/an/default.aspx/RenderForm/…) : "Marriage Book Number C 7.1 Entry number 409."
  8. [S624] Image of the 1881 Census for Barton St. Mary, Lincolnshire: RG11 Piece 3291 Folio 25 Page 45.
  9. [S472] Image of the 1891 Census for Hull, Yorkshire: RG12 Piece 3925 Folio 85 Page 37.
  10. [S473] Image of the 1901 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3039 Folio 41 Page 19.
  11. [S901] Archive CD Books, 1910 - 11 "unknown cd."
  12. [S1066] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG14 PN19969.
  13. [S1211] 1911 Census: RG14PN19969 RG78PN1197A RD422 SD1 ED21 SN1.
  14. [S107] Original marriage certificate of Richard Ely and Edith Sunley, 13 May 1916.
  15. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask 7a 1638.
  16. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask dated 21 September 2003.
  17. [S937] The cemetery of Cleethorpes Lincolnshire was visted on 6 September 2006, Scartho, Grimsby 4 September 2006.
  18. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask 7a 585.
  19. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1935/Q3 Grimsby 7a 585."
  20. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).
  21. [S1] Information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  22. [S151] The Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Vital Records Index, Second Edition: Disk 11 FHL Film 1450438.
  23. [S10] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363, S3107 Pages 0269-0288.

Rose Hannah Walker1

#106, b. 30 July 1858, d. 25 November 1938
Last Edited=7 Oct 2019
     Rose Hannah Walker was born on 30 July 1858 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire. BA1/16
Entry number * 256.2,1,3,4 She was the daughter of Leonard Walker and Eliza Hill.5 Rose Hannah Walker was christened on 15 August 1858 in St. Mary, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.4
In the census of 7 April 1861 in 3 Nags Head Yard, High Street, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, she was listed as the daughter of Leonard Walker.6
In the census of 2 April 1871 in The Sloop "Wanderer", Flixborough, Lincolnshire, she was listed as the daughter of Leonard Walker.5 As of 27 December 1880, her married name was Rose Hannah Sunley.1,7
Rose married George John Sunley, son of John Sunley and Elizabeth (?), on 27 December 1880 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire. Book Number C 7.1
Entry Number 409.8,9,1,7
In the census of 3 April 1881 in Waterside Road, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, she was listed as the wife of George John Sunley; (a Hemp Dresser, living with his wife.)1,10
In the census of 5 April 1891 in 5 Alexandra Terrace, Buckingham Street, Sculcoates, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, she was listed as aged 33 born in Barton upon Humber Lincolnshire, the wife of George John Sunley; (a Hemp Dresser, living with his wife Rose Hannah, and their children George F., John W., Leonard, Edith, and William.)11
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 28 Dorington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as aged 42 born in Barton on Humber, the wife of George John Sunley; (a Hemp Dresser, living with his wife Rose Hannah, and 8 of their children George F., John W., Leonard, Edith, William, Ernest, Herbert, and Eliza E.)12
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as aged 52 born in Barton on Humber, married 30 years with nine children all living, the wife of George John Sunley; (a Labourer living with his wife Rose Hannah, and five of their children Edith, Ernest, Herbert, Eliza Elizabeth, and Ada.)13,14 Rose Hannah Sunley was on 2 July 1935 in 110a Scathoe Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.15,16
Rose died on 25 November 1938 in 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, at the age of 80.17
Rose died on 25 November 1938 in the Grimsby registration district at the age of 80.18

Children of Rose Hannah Walker and George John Sunley

Sources of Information:

  1. [S141] Transcript of the 1881 Census "FHL Film 1341785 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3291 Folio 25 Page 45."
  2. [S1029] Website North Lincolnshire Council (http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/AF3/an/default.aspx/RenderForm/…) : "Ref BA1/16 Entry number * 256."
  3. [S66] Website Ancestry Civil Registration (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/rectype/vital/freebmd/…) : 1858/Q3 Reg.District Glanford Br. 7a 574.
  4. [S151] The Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Vital Records Index, Second Edition: 15-08-1858 FHL Film 1450438 1813<1909.
  5. [S574] Image of the 1871 Census for Flixborough, Lincolnshire: RG10 Piece 3433 Folio 8 Page 10. Click to view census image

  6. [S723] Image of the 1861 Census for Holy Trinity, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire: RG9 Piece 3588 Folio 67 Page 8.
  7. [S1029] Website North Lincolnshire Council (http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/AF3/an/default.aspx/RenderForm/…) : "Marriage Book Number C 7.1 Entry number 409."
  8. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  9. [S106] Copy marriage certificate of George Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker, 27 December 1880.
  10. [S624] Image of the 1881 Census for Barton St. Mary, Lincolnshire: RG11 Piece 3291 Folio 25 Page 45.
  11. [S472] Image of the 1891 Census for Hull, Yorkshire: RG12 Piece 3925 Folio 85 Page 37.
  12. [S473] Image of the 1901 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3039 Folio 41 Page 19.
  13. [S1066] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG14 PN19969.
  14. [S1211] 1911 Census: RG14PN19969 RG78PN1197A RD422 SD1 ED21 SN1.
  15. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths,.
  16. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask.
  17. [S937] The cemetery of Cleethorpes Lincolnshire was visted on 6 September 2006, Scartho, Grimsby 4 September 2006.
  18. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1938/Q4 Grimsby 7a 666."
  19. [S1] Information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  20. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).
  21. [S151] The Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Vital Records Index, Second Edition: Disk 11 FHL Film 1450438.
  22. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  23. [S7] Research undertaken, prior to 2000. Information to be verified.
  24. [S10] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363, S3107 Pages 0269-0288.

George Fields Sunley1,2

#107, b. 30 April 1881, d. 25 August 1918
Last Edited=20 Jul 2010
     George Fields Sunley was born on 30 April 1881 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.3,1,4 He was the son of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker.5,1,2 George Fields Sunley was baptised on 29 May 1881 in St. Mary's Church, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.2
In the census of 5 April 1891 in 5 Alexandra Terrace, Buckingham Street, Sculcoates, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, he was listed as aged 9 born in Barton on Humber Lincolnshire, the son of George John Sunley.6
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 28 Dorington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, he was listed as a Manilla Spinner, aged 19 born in Barton on Humber, the son of George John Sunley.7
George married Lily Cheese on 24 April 1904 in All Saints' Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.8,9,10
He witnessed the marriage of Florence Edith Barber and his brother, John William Sunley, on 16 February 1907 in All Saints' Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire; The marriage was witnessed by George Fields Sunley (Groom's brother), and Ethel Blanche Barber (Bride's sister.)11,10,12
In the census of 2 April 1911 at 184 Convamore Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, George was listed as the Head of Household; a Manilla Preparer living with his wife Lily and their son George Leonard 5, also a boarder widow Charlotte Pattison 70.13 He enlisted in World War I as following his younger brothers death, killed in action in France on the 13-10-1915, he volunteered for service in the Army and mobilized on the 01-08-1916 on 11 December 1915 in 184 Convamore Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.4 He was killed in action in France on 25 August 1918 aged 38 and is commemorated on the Panel for the Missing in Vis-en-Artois Cemetery, Vis-en-Artois, Pas-de-Calais, France; K-I-A while serving with the Machine Gun Corps in France.1,5,4

Children of George Fields Sunley and Lily Cheese

Sources of Information:

  1. [S1] Information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  2. [S151] The Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Vital Records Index, Second Edition: Disk 11 FHL Film 1450438.
  3. [S1029] Website North Lincolnshire Council (http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/AF3/an/default.aspx/RenderForm/…) : "Birth Register Number BA 1 /37 Entry number 125."
  4. [S10] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363, S3107 Pages 0269-0288.
  5. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).
  6. [S472] Image of the 1891 Census for Hull, Yorkshire: RG12 Piece 3925 Folio 85 Page 37.
  7. [S473] Image of the 1901 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3039 Folio 41 Page 19.
  8. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  9. [S10] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363, S3107 Pages 0269-0288, 7a 1633.
  10. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages, "1907/Q1 SUNLEY, John William = BARBER, Florence Edith Grimsby 7a 965."
  12. [S1240] Website Find My Past: Lincolnshire Registers (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Lincolnshire Marriages
    First name(s)     John William
    Last name     Sunley
    Sex     Male
    Age     24
    Birth year     1883
    Marriage year     1907
    Marriage date     16 Feb 1907
    Marriage place     Grimsby All Saints
    Church     All Saints
    Residence     94 Convamore Rd
    Father's first name(s)     George John
    Father's last name     Sunley
    Spouse's first name(s)     Florence Edith
    Spouse's last name     Barber
    Spouse's age     24
    Spouse's residence     182 Convamore Rd
    Spouse's father's first name(s)     Samuel John
    Spouse's father's last name     Barber
    County     Lincolnshire
    Country     England
    Archive     
    Lincolnshire Archives
    Page     49
    Record set     Lincolnshire Marriages.
  13. [S1112] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: Census1911 RG14 PN1997 sn55.

Leonard Sunley1

#109, b. 10 April 1885, d. 1965
Last Edited=20 Jul 2010
     Leonard Sunley was born on 10 April 1885 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.2,3 He was the son of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker.1
In the census of 5 April 1891 in 5 Alexandra Terrace, Buckingham Street, Sculcoates, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, he was listed as aged 5 born in Barton on Humber Lincolnshire, the son of George John Sunley.4
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 28 Dorington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, he was listed as a Manilla Spinner aged 15 born in Barton on Humber, the son of George John Sunley.5
Leonard married Jane Annie Betts on 5 October 1909 in Old Clee Parish Church, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.6
In the census of 2 April 1911 at 71 Buller Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Leonard was listed as the Head of Household; a Railway Engine Stoker living with his wife Jane Annie 25 and their 3mth old son William Leonard.7
He witnessed the marriage of the marriage of Joseph Charles Jackson and Ada Sunley on 28 December 1931 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.6,8
Leonard died in 1965 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.9

Children of Leonard Sunley and Jane Annie Betts

Sources of Information:

  1. [S7] Research undertaken, prior to 2000. Information to be verified.
  2. [S1029] Website North Lincolnshire Council (http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/AF3/an/default.aspx/RenderForm/…) : "Birth Register Number BA 1 /40 Entry number 457."
  3. [S10] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363, S3107 Pages 0269-0288.
  4. [S472] Image of the 1891 Census for Hull, Yorkshire: RG12 Piece 3925 Folio 85 Page 37.
  5. [S473] Image of the 1901 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3039 Folio 41 Page 19.
  6. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  7. [S1111] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: Census1911 RG14 PN19969 SN323.
  8. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask 7a 1638.
  9. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1965/Q2 Grimsby 3b 186."

John William Sunley1,2

#110, b. 17 December 1882, d. 27 January 1962
Last Edited=13 Oct 2019
     John William Sunley was born on 17 December 1882 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.3,1,4,5 He was the son of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker.6,4
In the census of 5 April 1891 in 5 Alexandra Terrace, Buckingham Street, Sculcoates, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, he was listed as aged 8 born in Barton on Humber Lincolnshire, the son of George John Sunley.7
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 28 Dorington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, he was listed as a Manilla Spinner aged 18 born in Barton on Humber, the son of George John Sunley.8
John married Florence Edith Barber, daughter of Samuel John Barber and Edith Elizabeth Austrin, on 16 February 1907 in All Saints' Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. He was a Bachelor aged 24, a Twine Spinner residing at 94 Convamore Road. His father was listed as George John Sunley, a Hemp Dresser. The marriage was witnessed by George Fields Sunley (Groom's brother), and Ethel Blanche Barber (Bride's sister.)2,9,10
On 12 March 1909, at the time of the baptism of their daughter Edith Elizabeth Sunley, John and Florence lived at 78 Castle Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. John was a Twine Spinner.11
In the 1910-11 Grimsby & Cleethorpes Directory John was listed at 41 Ravenspurn Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. He was a Twine Spinner.12
On 31 January 1911, at the time of the baptism of their son John Sunley, John and Florence lived at 41 Ravenspurn Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. John was a Twine Spinner.13
In the census of 2 April 1911 at 41 Ravenspurn Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, John was listed as aged 28 born in Barton on Humber, the Head of Household; a Twine Spinner, living with his wife Florence Edith, and their two children Edith, and John.14
John served in World War I between 1914 and 1920. He was in the Machine Gun Corp, Private 60129.15
He was awarded the Military Medal, as reported in the Supplement to the London Gazette Issue 30389, page 11973, on 16 November 1917. The Military Medal was awarded to other ranks for "acts of gallantry and devotion to duty under fire".16,17,15
In the Grimsby Newspaper published on 10 June 1918, after the death of his brother William, he was recorded as being a prisoner of war. His address was shown as 62 Buller Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.16,18
He witnessed the marriage of William Herbert Sutherland and his daughter, Edith Elizabeth Sunley, on 16 February 1932 in St. Stephen's Church, Roberts Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.6,9,19
On 29 September 1939, in the 1939 National Register, John and his wife Florence, were listed as living in 90 Eleanor Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. He was born on 17 December 1882, and his occupation was a Coal Hoist Labourer (Tipper). Also listed was their son-in-law William H. Sutherland, and their daughter Edith E. Sutherland.5
His wife, Florence, died in 1958 in the Grimsby registration district.20,21,9
Prior to his death, John lived at 90 Eleanor Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.22
John died on 27 January 1962 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, at the age of 79.23,22
His estate was probated to his son, John Sunley, on 30 March 1962 in Lincoln Register Office, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.22

Children of John William Sunley and Florence Edith Barber

Sources of Information:

  1. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births, "GRO Online Index: 1883/Q1 SUNLEY, John William WALKER Glanford Brigg 7a 746."
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages, "1907/Q1 SUNLEY, John William = BARBER, Florence Edith Grimsby 7a 965."
  3. [S1029] Website North Lincolnshire Council (http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/AF3/an/default.aspx/RenderForm/…) : "Birth Register Number BA 1 /38 Entry number 377."
  4. [S10] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363, S3107 Pages 0269-0288.
  5. [S1239] 1939 Register: RG101/6411A/015/41.
  6. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  7. [S472] Image of the 1891 Census for Hull, Yorkshire: RG12 Piece 3925 Folio 85 Page 37.
  8. [S473] Image of the 1901 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3039 Folio 41 Page 19.
  9. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask.
  10. [S1240] Website Find My Past: Lincolnshire Registers (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Lincolnshire Marriages
    First name(s)     John William
    Last name     Sunley
    Sex     Male
    Age     24
    Birth year     1883
    Marriage year     1907
    Marriage date     16 Feb 1907
    Marriage place     Grimsby All Saints
    Church     All Saints
    Residence     94 Convamore Rd
    Father's first name(s)     George John
    Father's last name     Sunley
    Spouse's first name(s)     Florence Edith
    Spouse's last name     Barber
    Spouse's age     24
    Spouse's residence     182 Convamore Rd
    Spouse's father's first name(s)     Samuel John
    Spouse's father's last name     Barber
    County     Lincolnshire
    Country     England
    Archive     
    Lincolnshire Archives
    Page     49
    Record set     Lincolnshire Marriages.
  11. [S1240] Website Find My Past: Lincolnshire Registers (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Lincolnshire Baptisms
    First name(s)     Edith Elizabeth
    Last name     Sunley
    Sex     Female
    Birth year     1909
    Birth date     18 Feb 1909
    Baptism year     1909
    Baptism date     12 Mar 1909
    Church      St Stephen, S John
    Place     New Clee St Stephen
    Father's first name(s)     John William
    Mother's first name(s)     Florence Edith
    County     Lincolnshire
    Country     England
    Archive     
    Lincolnshire Archives
    Page     40
    Record set     Lincolnshire Baptisms.
  12. [S901] Archive CD Books, 1910 - 11 "unknown cd."
  13. [S1240] Website Find My Past: Lincolnshire Registers (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Lincolnshire Baptisms
    First name(s)     John
    Last name     Sunley
    Sex     Male
    Birth year     1911
    Birth date     04 Jan 1911
    Baptism year     1911
    Baptism date     31 Jan 1911
    Church     St James
    Place     Grimsby, St Paul
    Father's first name(s)     John William
    Mother's first name(s)     Florence Edith
    County     Lincolnshire
    Country     England
    Archive     
    Lincolnshire Archives
    Page     71
    Record set     Lincolnshire Baptisms.
  14. [S1211] 1911 Census: RG14PN19955 RG78PN1197A RD422 SD1 ED9 SN442.
  15. [S1242] Website Miscelleanous Records (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Record Transcription:
    Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards
    Year of service: 1914
    First name(s)     John W
    Last name     Sunley
    Year     1914-20
    Service number     60129
    Rank     Private
    Regiment     Machine Gun Corps
    Service record     Soldier Number: 60129, Rank: Private, Corps: Machine Gun Corps
    Image link     
    Country     Great Britain
    Medal type     British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920
    Archive reference     WO372/19
    Archive reference description     Campaign Medal Index Cards and Silver War Badge Cards.
  16. [S86] Website (www.genuki.co.uk).
  17. [S175] London Gazette "Supplement to the London Gazette Issue 30389, page 11973, dated 16 November 1917."
  18. [S175] London Gazette.
  19. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages, "1932/Q1 SUNLEY, Edith E. = SUTHERLAND, William H. Grimsby 7a 1329."
  20. [S1] Information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  21. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1958/Q2 SUNLEY, Florence E. Grimsby 3b 200 age 75."
  22. [S1163] Website Wills & Probate Service (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk) : "SUNLEY John William of 90 Eleanor Street Grimsby died 27 January 1962 probate Lincoln 30 March to John Sunley local government officer. Effects £1109 11s. 6d."
  23. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1962/Q1 SUNLEY, John W. Grimsby 3b 280 age 79."
  24. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births, "GRO Online Index: 1909/Q1 SUNLEY, Edith Elizabeth BARBER Grimsby 7a 617."
  25. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births, "1922/Q4 SUNLEY, Robert BAKER Grimsby 7a 982."

Lily Cheese1

#111, b. 1881, d. 1961
Last Edited=4 Dec 2012
     Lily Cheese was born in 1881.2
In the census of 5 April 1891 in 26 Fraser Street, Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as the daughter of an unknown person.3
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 26 Fraser Street, Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as the daughter of an unknown person.4
Lily married George Fields Sunley, son of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker, on 24 April 1904 in All Saints' Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,5,6 As of 24 April 1904, her married name was Lily Sunley.1
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 184 Convamore Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as the wife of George Fields Sunley; (a Manilla Preparer living with his wife Lily and their son George Leonard 5, also a boarder widow Charlotte Pattison 70.)7
Lily died in 1961 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.8

Children of Lily Cheese and George Fields Sunley

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S7] Research undertaken, prior to 2000. Information to be verified.
  3. [S627] Image of the 1891 Census for Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG12 Piece 2618 Folio 94 Page 24.
  4. [S1210] 1901 Census.
  5. [S10] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363, S3107 Pages 0269-0288, 7a 1633.
  6. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask.
  7. [S1112] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: Census1911 RG14 PN1997 sn55.
  8. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1961/Q1 Grimsby 3b 244."
  9. [S10] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363, S3107 Pages 0269-0288.

Florence Edith Barber1,2

#112, b. 10 October 1882, d. 1958
Last Edited=13 Oct 2019
     Florence Edith Barber was born on 10 October 1882 in Gorleston, Suffollk.2,1 She was the daughter of Samuel John Barber and Edith Elizabeth Austrin.3,4
In the census of 5 April 1891 in 2 Bedford Street, Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as aged 8 born in Gorlestone Norfolk, the daughter of Samuel John Barber.4
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 6 Harold Street, Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as a Fishing Net Braider, aged 18 born in Gorleston Suffolk, the daughter of Edith Hand a Widow, living with her children Florence, Hannah, Samuel, Ethel, Percy, William, and youngest daughter Edith Hand.3,5 As of 16 February 1907, her married name was Florence Edith Sunley.6
Florence married John William Sunley, son of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker, on 16 February 1907 in All Saints' Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. She was a Spinster aged 24 residing at 182 Convamore Road. Her father was listed as Samuel John Barber, a Fisherman deceased. The marriage was witnessed by George Fields Sunley (Groom's brother), and Ethel Blanche Barber (Bride's sister.)7,8,9
On 12 March 1909, at the time of the baptism of their daughter Edith Elizabeth Sunley, Florence and John lived at 78 Castle Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. John was a Twine Spinner.10
On 31 January 1911, at the time of the baptism of their son John Sunley, Florence and John lived at 41 Ravenspurn Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. John was a Twine Spinner.11
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 41 Ravenspurn Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as aged 28 born in Gorleston Suffolk, married 4 years with 2 children - both living, the wife of John William Sunley; (a Twine Spinner, living with his wife Florence Edith, and their two children Edith, and John.)2
On 29 September 1939, in the 1939 National Register, Florence and her husband John, were listed as living in 90 Eleanor Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. She was born on 10 October 1882 and her occupation was Unpaid Dometic Duties. Also listed was their son-in-law William H. Sutherland, and their daughter Edith E. Sutherland.12
Florence died in 1958 in the Grimsby registration district.13,14,8
Her husband, John, died on 27 January 1962 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, at the age of 79.15,16

Children of Florence Edith Barber and John William Sunley

Sources of Information:

  1. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births, "GRO Online Index: 1882/Q4 BARBER, Florence Edith AUSTRIN Mutford & Lothingland 4a 866."
  2. [S1211] 1911 Census: RG14PN19955 RG78PN1197A RD422 SD1 ED9 SN442.
  3. [S625] Image of the 1901 Census for Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3094 Folio 14 Page 19.
  4. [S628] Image of the 1891 Census for Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG12 Piece 2617 Folio 128 Page 40.
  5. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births, "GRO Online Index: 1896/Q1 HAND, Edith Elizabeth AUSTRIN Caistor 7a 634."
  6. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages, "1907/Q1 SUNLEY, John William = BARBER, Florence Edith Grimsby 7a 965."
  8. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask.
  9. [S1240] Website Find My Past: Lincolnshire Registers (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Lincolnshire Marriages
    First name(s)     John William
    Last name     Sunley
    Sex     Male
    Age     24
    Birth year     1883
    Marriage year     1907
    Marriage date     16 Feb 1907
    Marriage place     Grimsby All Saints
    Church     All Saints
    Residence     94 Convamore Rd
    Father's first name(s)     George John
    Father's last name     Sunley
    Spouse's first name(s)     Florence Edith
    Spouse's last name     Barber
    Spouse's age     24
    Spouse's residence     182 Convamore Rd
    Spouse's father's first name(s)     Samuel John
    Spouse's father's last name     Barber
    County     Lincolnshire
    Country     England
    Archive     
    Lincolnshire Archives
    Page     49
    Record set     Lincolnshire Marriages.
  10. [S1240] Website Find My Past: Lincolnshire Registers (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Lincolnshire Baptisms
    First name(s)     Edith Elizabeth
    Last name     Sunley
    Sex     Female
    Birth year     1909
    Birth date     18 Feb 1909
    Baptism year     1909
    Baptism date     12 Mar 1909
    Church      St Stephen, S John
    Place     New Clee St Stephen
    Father's first name(s)     John William
    Mother's first name(s)     Florence Edith
    County     Lincolnshire
    Country     England
    Archive     
    Lincolnshire Archives
    Page     40
    Record set     Lincolnshire Baptisms.
  11. [S1240] Website Find My Past: Lincolnshire Registers (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Lincolnshire Baptisms
    First name(s)     John
    Last name     Sunley
    Sex     Male
    Birth year     1911
    Birth date     04 Jan 1911
    Baptism year     1911
    Baptism date     31 Jan 1911
    Church     St James
    Place     Grimsby, St Paul
    Father's first name(s)     John William
    Mother's first name(s)     Florence Edith
    County     Lincolnshire
    Country     England
    Archive     
    Lincolnshire Archives
    Page     71
    Record set     Lincolnshire Baptisms.
  12. [S1239] 1939 Register: RG101/6411A/015/41.
  13. [S1] Information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  14. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1958/Q2 SUNLEY, Florence E. Grimsby 3b 200 age 75."
  15. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1962/Q1 SUNLEY, John W. Grimsby 3b 280 age 79."
  16. [S1163] Website Wills & Probate Service (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk) : "SUNLEY John William of 90 Eleanor Street Grimsby died 27 January 1962 probate Lincoln 30 March to John Sunley local government officer. Effects £1109 11s. 6d."
  17. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births, "GRO Online Index: 1909/Q1 SUNLEY, Edith Elizabeth BARBER Grimsby 7a 617."
  18. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births, "1922/Q4 SUNLEY, Robert BAKER Grimsby 7a 982."

Jane Annie Betts1

#113, b. 1886
Last Edited=20 Jul 2010
     Jane Annie Betts was born in 1886 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,2
In the census of 5 April 1891 in 15 Front Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as the daughter of an unknown person.3
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 60 Turnard Street, Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as the daughter of an unknown person.4 As of 5 October 1909, her married name was Jane Annie Sunley.1
Jane married Leonard Sunley, son of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker, on 5 October 1909 in Old Clee Parish Church, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.1
In the census of 2 April 1911 at 71 Buller Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Jane was listed as the Head of Household; a Railway Engine Stoker living with his wife Jane Annie 25 and their 3mth old son William Leonard.2 She was the informant on the death certificate of Rose Hannah Sunley on 25 November 1938 in 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire,daughter in law of 77 Humberstone Road Grimsby.5

Children of Jane Annie Betts and Leonard Sunley

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S1111] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: Census1911 RG14 PN19969 SN323.
  3. [S638] Image of the 1891 Census for Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG12 Piece 2616 Folio 116 Page 41.
  4. [S626] Image of the 1901 Census for Clee, Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3094 Folio 31 Page 6.
  5. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1938/Q4 Grimsby 7a 666."

Edith Sunley1

#114, b. 1888, d. 1964
Last Edited=5 Dec 2010
     Edith Sunley was born in 1888 in Drypool, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire.2,3,4 Edith Sunley also went by the name of Edie Sunley.5 She was the daughter of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker.3,1
In the census of 5 April 1891 in 5 Alexandra Terrace, Buckingham Street, Sculcoates, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, she was listed as aged 3 born in Hull, the daughter of George John Sunley.6
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 28 Dorington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as aged 13 born in Hull Yorkshire, the daughter of George John Sunley.7
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as aged 23 born in Hull Yorkshire, working for a Mineral Water Manufacturers, the daughter of George John Sunley.8,9 At the time of her marriage she lived at 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3
Edie married Richard Ely on 13 May 1916 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.2,10,3 As of 13 May 1916, her married name was Edith Ely.1,2 Edith Sunley was the informant on the death certificate of George John Sunley on 2 July 1935 in the 110a Scathoe Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.11,12 As of 2 July 1935, Edith Sunley lived at 82 Sixhill Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.12
Edith died in 1964 in 34 Fairfax Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.13

Child of Edith Sunley and Richard Ely

Sources of Information:

  1. [S7] Research undertaken, prior to 2000. Information to be verified.
  2. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  3. [S107] Original marriage certificate of Richard Ely and Edith Sunley, 13 May 1916.
  4. [S905] Website Yorkshire Birth indexes (http://www.yorkshirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi) : "1888 Hull DRY/44/9."
  5. [S1] Information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  6. [S472] Image of the 1891 Census for Hull, Yorkshire: RG12 Piece 3925 Folio 85 Page 37.
  7. [S473] Image of the 1901 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3039 Folio 41 Page 19.
  8. [S1066] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG14 PN19969.
  9. [S1211] 1911 Census: RG14PN19969 RG78PN1197A RD422 SD1 ED21 SN1.
  10. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  11. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1935/Q3 Grimsby 7a 585."
  12. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask dated 21 September 2003.
  13. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1964/Q1 Grimsby 3b 261."

Richard Ely1,2

#115, b. 25 October 1892, d. 27 December 1972
Last Edited=19 Mar 2006
     Richard Ely was born on 25 October 1892 in 200 Willington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3,1,4
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 200 Willington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, he was listed as the son of an unknown person.5
Edward Ely, Gardener living at this address.6 At the time of his marriage he was a Soldier residing at in Forest Row, Sussex.2
Richard married Edie Sunley, daughter of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker, on 13 May 1916 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.7,3,2
During World War I, he was a Gunner R.F.A., listed from 1 Wragby Street Grimsby.8 In in 1941, at the time of his daugher's marriage Richard Ely was a Clerk at Grimsby Gas Works.9,10 Richard Ely lived at 34 Fairfax Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.10
Richard died on 27 December 1972 in Littlecoates House, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, at the age of 80.3,4

Child of Richard Ely and Edith Sunley

Sources of Information:

  1. [S111] Copy of the birth certificate of Richard Ely, 25 October 1892.
  2. [S107] Original marriage certificate of Richard Ely and Edith Sunley, 13 May 1916.
  3. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  4. [S115] Copy of the death certificate of Richard Ely, 27 December 1972.
  5. [S474] Image of the 1901 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3092 Folio 194 Page 89.
  6. [S901] Archive CD Books, 1910 - 11 "unknown cd."
  7. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  8. [S86] Website (www.genuki.co.uk).
  9. [S108] Copy of the marriage certificate of Stanley Johnson and Edith May Ely, 14 April 1941 "unknown cd."
  10. [S74] Information supplied by Stuart Pask.

Edith May Ely1,2

#116, b. 25 April 1920, d. 18 December 2002
Last Edited=14 Jan 2006
     Edith May Ely was born on 25 April 1920 in 82 Sixhills Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3 She was the daughter of Richard Ely and Edith Sunley.2,3 As of after 1921, Edith May Ely also went by the name of Edie Ely. At the time of her marriage she was a Machinist living at in 82 Sixhills Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.2 As of 14 May 1941, her married name was Edith May Johnson.
Edith married Stanley Johnson, son of Arthur Johnson and Alice (?), on 14 May 1941 in All Saints' Church, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.4,2 As of 1972, Edith May Ely and Stanley Johnson lived at 29 Clifton Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, most of their married life.5 Edith May Ely was the informant on the death certificate of her aunt, Eliza Elizabeth Cockayne on 3 February 1972 in Scartho Road Hospital, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.6,5 Edith May Ely was the informant on the death certificate of Richard Ely on 27 December 1972 in Littlecoates House, Grimsby, Lincolnshire,of 29 Clifton Road Grimsby.6,7
Edith died on 18 December 2002 in Diana Princess of Wales Hospital Hospital, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, at the age of 82.6,8

Child of Edith May Ely and Stanley Johnson

  • Christine Johnson3

Sources of Information:

  1. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask dated 13 July 2003.
  2. [S108] Copy of the marriage certificate of Stanley Johnson and Edith May Ely, 14 April 1941 "unknown cd."
  3. [S7] Research undertaken, prior to 2000. Information to be verified.
  4. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask dated 21 September 2003.
  5. [S110] Copy of the death certificate of Eliza Elizabeth Cockayne, Death.
  6. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  7. [S115] Copy of the death certificate of Richard Ely, 27 December 1972.
  8. [S113] Copy of the death certificate of Edith May Johnson, 18 December 2002.

Ada Sunley1

#117, b. 1903
Last Edited=8 Oct 2007
     Ada Sunley was born in 1903 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,2,3 She was the daughter of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker.1
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as aged 8 born in Grimsby, the daughter of George John Sunley.4,5 As of 28 December 1931, her married name was Jackson.1
Ada married Joseph Charles Jackson on 28 December 1931 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,6

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S446] Website Ancestry Civil Registration (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/rectype/vital/freebmd/…) : 1903/Q2 Grimsby 7a 628.
  3. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask 7a 628.
  4. [S1066] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG14 PN19969.
  5. [S1211] 1911 Census: RG14PN19969 RG78PN1197A RD422 SD1 ED21 SN1.
  6. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask 7a 1638.

Ernest Sunley1

#118, b. March 1893, d. 13 October 1915
Last Edited=5 Dec 2010
     Ernest Sunley was born in March 1893 in East Sculcoates, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire.2,3 He was the son of George John Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker.4,5
In the census of 31 March 1901 in 28 Dorington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, he was listed as aged 8 born in Hull Yorkshire, the son of George John Sunley.6
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, he was listed as a Labourer, aged 18 born in Hull Yorkshire, the son of George John Sunley.7,8 Ernest on 13 October 1915 was 2728 Private was killed in action when serving with the 1st/5th Battalian of the Lincolnshire Regiment in France, aged 22.. He is commemorated on the panel for the missing at the Loos-en-Gohelle, Dud Corner Cemetery, Par-de-Calais, France.5

Sources of Information:

  1. [S1] Information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage. "Commonwealth War Graves Comm. Commemorative Information."
  2. [S86] Website (www.genuki.co.uk).
  3. [S905] Website Yorkshire Birth indexes (http://www.yorkshirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi) : "1890 Hull EAS/52/321."
  4. [S1] Information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  5. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).
  6. [S473] Image of the 1901 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG13 Piece 3039 Folio 41 Page 19.
  7. [S1066] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: RG14 PN19969.
  8. [S1211] 1911 Census: RG14PN19969 RG78PN1197A RD422 SD1 ED21 SN1.

Edith Elizabeth Sunley1,2

#121, b. 18 February 1909, d. February 1993
Last Edited=13 Oct 2019
     Edith Elizabeth Sunley was born on 18 February 1909 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3,4,1,2,5 She was the daughter of John William Sunley and Florence Edith Barber.1,2 She was baptised on 12 March 1909 in St. Stephen's Church, Roberts Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.6 At the time of her baptism, she lived with her parents John and Florence at 78 Castle Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.6
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 41 Ravenspurn Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, she was listed as aged 2 born in Great Grimsby, the daughter of John William Sunley.1
As of 16 February 1932, her married name was Edith Elizabeth Sutherland.3,7
Edith married William Herbert Sutherland on 16 February 1932 in St. Stephen's Church, Roberts Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3,4,7
On 29 September 1939, in the 1939 National Register, Elizabeth was living with her husband at her parents' home in 90 Eleanor Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. She was born on 18 February 1909, and her occupation was Unpaid Dometic Duties.5
Her husband's, William, death was registered in January 1993 in the Grimsby registration district.8
Edith died in February 1993 in the Caistor registration district.9

Children of Edith Elizabeth Sunley and William Herbert Sutherland

  • Susan Sutherland
  • Ronald W. Sutherland

Sources of Information:

  1. [S1211] 1911 Census: RG14PN19955 RG78PN1197A RD422 SD1 ED9 SN442.
  2. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births, "GRO Online Index: 1909/Q1 SUNLEY, Edith Elizabeth BARBER Grimsby 7a 617."
  3. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  4. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask.
  5. [S1239] 1939 Register: RG101/6411A/015/41.
  6. [S1240] Website Find My Past: Lincolnshire Registers (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Lincolnshire Baptisms
    First name(s)     Edith Elizabeth
    Last name     Sunley
    Sex     Female
    Birth year     1909
    Birth date     18 Feb 1909
    Baptism year     1909
    Baptism date     12 Mar 1909
    Church      St Stephen, S John
    Place     New Clee St Stephen
    Father's first name(s)     John William
    Mother's first name(s)     Florence Edith
    County     Lincolnshire
    Country     England
    Archive     
    Lincolnshire Archives
    Page     40
    Record set     Lincolnshire Baptisms.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages, "1932/Q1 SUNLEY, Edith E. = SUTHERLAND, William H. Grimsby 7a 1329."
  8. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1993/Q1 SUTHERLAND, William Herbert 28 Feb 1908 Grimsby 5481A A39C 045."
  9. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1993/Feb SUTHERLAND, Edith Elizabeth 18 Feb 1909 Caistor 6121 7a 265."

William Herbert Sutherland1,2

#122, b. 28 February 1908, d. January 1993
Last Edited=13 Oct 2019
     William Herbert Sutherland was born on 28 February 1908 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire. He was the son of John & Alice Sutherland née Ramster.3,1,4,5,2
William married Edith Elizabeth Sunley, daughter of John William Sunley and Florence Edith Barber, on 16 February 1932 in St. Stephen's Church, Roberts Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3,6,7
William served in World War II. He joined the Royal Artillery, and his service number was 885754.8
On 29 September 1939, in the 1939 National Register, William was listed as living in 90 Eleanor Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, the home of his wife Edith's parents. He was born on 29 September 1939, and his occupation was a Fish Packer. [MO]; Also listed was their son-in-law William H. Sutherland, and their daughter Edith E. Sutherland.1
William died in January 1993 in the Grimsby registration district at the age of 84.5
His wife's, Edith, death was registered in February 1993 in the Caistor registration district.9

Children of William Herbert Sutherland and Edith Elizabeth Sunley

  • Susan Sutherland
  • Ronald W. Sutherland

Sources of Information:

  1. [S1239] 1939 Register: RG101/6411A/015/41.
  2. [S1250] Website Ancestry: Family Trees (https://www.ancestry.co.uk) : Griffiths Family Tree by 'nutter84'
    https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/9932116/….
  3. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  4. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births, "GRO Online Index: 1908/Q1 SUTHERLAND, William Herbert RAMSTER Grimsby 7a 600."
  5. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1993/Q1 SUTHERLAND, William Herbert 28 Feb 1908 Grimsby 5481A A39C 045."
  6. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages, "1932/Q1 SUNLEY, Edith E. = SUTHERLAND, William H. Grimsby 7a 1329."
  8. [S1242] Website Miscelleanous Records (http://www.findmypast.co.uk) : Royal Artillery Attestations 1883-1942
    First name(s)     William Herbert
    Last name     Sutherland
    Age     -
    Birth year     -
    Birth place     -
    Attestation year     1938
    Service number     885754
    Former service number     -
    Record set     Royal Artillery Attestations 1883-1942.
  9. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths, "1993/Feb SUTHERLAND, Edith Elizabeth 18 Feb 1909 Caistor 6121 7a 265."

William Leonard Sunley1

#123, b. 11 January 1911, d. March 2004
Last Edited=30 Mar 2010
     William Leonard Sunley was born on 11 January 1911 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,2 He was the son of Leonard Sunley and Jane Annie Betts.1
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 71 Buller Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, he was listed as the son of Leonard Sunley and Jane Annie Sunley.3
William married Minnie Nixon on 3 February 1938 in Old Clee Parish Church, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire. brides father Edgar Nixon was a witness.1,4
William died in March 2004 in Lincolnshire at the age of 93.5

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask 7a 595.
  3. [S1111] Image of the 1911 Census for Grimsby, Lincolnshire: Census1911 RG14 PN19969 SN323.
  4. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask 7a 1083.
  5. [S448] Website Ancestry Civil Registration (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/rectype/vital/freebmd/…) : 2004/Q1 North East Lincs A60c 11.

Minnie Nixon1

#124, b. 1 July 1912, d. May 1996
Last Edited=8 Oct 2007
     Minnie Nixon was born on 1 July 1912 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,2 As of 3 February 1938, her married name was Minnie Sunley.1
Minnie married William Leonard Sunley, son of Leonard Sunley and Jane Annie Betts, on 3 February 1938 in Old Clee Parish Church, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire. brides father Edgar Nixon was a witness.1,3
Minnie died in May 1996 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, at the age of 83.2

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S448] Website Ancestry Civil Registration (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/rectype/vital/freebmd/…).
  3. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask 7a 1083.

Eva Sunley1

#125, b. 1917
Last Edited=8 Oct 2007
     Eva Sunley was born in 1917 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,2 She was the daughter of Leonard Sunley and Jane Annie Betts.1 As of 29 August 1936, her married name was Foster.1
Eva married Horace David Foster on 29 August 1936 in Old Clee Parish Church, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S1006] E-mail from John M. Turner to Stuart Pask.