William SUNLEY1,2

#104, b. 7 August 1890, d. 10 June 1918
Last Edited=8 Jun 2018
     William SUNLEY was born on 7 August 1890 in Drypool, Hull, Yorkshire.2 He was the son of George John SUNLEY and Rose Hannah WALKER.1 He joined the Royal Navy as a boy entrant on 12 September 1907, at HMS Ganges, Harwich, Sussex.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.1,2,3 William died on 10 June 1918. He was killed in action, 3.5 mls off the coast of Whitby in an explosion, along with two Naval Gunners, when the "Q" ship "HMS Low Tyne" was attacked by UBoat UB34, and struck by a torpedo and sunk at 9.05pm.1,4,2 William was buried on 14 June 1918 in Scatho Road Cemetery, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.4

Child of William SUNLEY and Jane SAVAGE

  • James William SUNLEY1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S1] Verbal information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  2. [S11] Royal Navy Records of William Sunley.
  3. [S64] Copy marriage certificate (Information currently not computerized).
  4. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).

George John SUNLEY1,2

#105, b. 1857, d. 2 July 1935
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     George John SUNLEY was born in 1857 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.2 He was the son of John SUNLEY and Elizabeth (?)
George married Rose Hannah WALKER, daughter of Leonard WALKER and Eliza (?), in December 1880 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.3,4,2
In the census of 3 April 1881 in Waterside Road, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, George was listed as the Head of Household; a Hemp Dresser, living with his wife.2
George was a Hemp Dresser.5
He witnessed the marriage of Richard ELY and Edie SUNLEY on 13 May 1916 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,3,5
He witnessed the marriage of Joseph Charles JACKSON and Ada SUNLEY on 28 December 1931 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1 His residence at the time of death was 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.6
George died on 2 July 1935 in 110a Scathoe Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.7,6

Children of George John SUNLEY and Rose Hannah WALKER

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S141] 1881 Census for Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire. Full details upon request: FHL Film 1341785 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3291 Folio 25 Page 45.
  3. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  4. [S106] Copy marriage certificate of George Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker, 27 December 1880.
  5. [S107] Original marriage certificate of Richard Ely and Edith Sunley, 13 May 1916.
  6. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 21 September 2003.
  7. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1935/Q3."
  8. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).
  9. [S1] Verbal information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  10. [S151] The Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Vital Records Index, Second Edition: Disk 11 FHL Film 1450438.
  11. [S13] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363 , S3107 Pages 0269-0288.

Rose Hannah WALKER1

#106, b. 1858, d. 25 November 1938
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Rose Hannah WALKER was born in 1858 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.1 She was the daughter of Leonard WALKER and Eliza (?)2
Rose married George John SUNLEY, son of John SUNLEY and Elizabeth (?), in December 1880 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.3,4,1
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
Rose died on 25 November 1938 in 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.5

Children of Rose Hannah WALKER and George John SUNLEY

Sources of Information:

  1. [S141] 1881 Census for Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire. Full details upon request: FHL Film 1341785 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3291 Folio 25 Page 45.
  2. [S109] 1861 Census for Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire. Full details upon request.
  3. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  4. [S106] Copy marriage certificate of George Sunley and Rose Hannah Walker, 27 December 1880.
  5. [S74] Personal Information supplied by Stuart Pask.
  6. [S1] Verbal information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  7. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).
  8. [S151] The Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Vital Records Index, Second Edition: Disk 11 FHL Film 1450438.
  9. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  10. [S13] 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=31 Dec 2006
     George Fields SUNLEY was born on 30 April 1881 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.1,3 He was the son of George John SUNLEY and Rose Hannah WALKER.4,1,2 George Fields SUNLEY was baptised on 29 May 1881 in St. Mary's Church, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.2
George married Lily CHEESE, daughter of John CHEESE, on 24 April 1904 in All Saints' Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.5,3
He witnessed the marriage of Florence Edith BARBER and John William SUNLEY on 16 February 1907 in All Saints' Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.5 George Fields SUNLEY enlisted in World War I as on 11 December 1915 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3 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; Serving with the Machine Gun Corps in France.1,4,3

Children of George Fields SUNLEY and Lily CHEESE

Sources of Information:

  1. [S1] Verbal 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. [S13] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363 , S3107 Pages 0269-0288.
  4. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).
  5. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.

Leonard SUNLEY1

#109, b. 1885, d. 1965
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Leonard SUNLEY was born in 1885 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.1,2 He was the son of George John SUNLEY and Rose Hannah WALKER.1
Leonard married Jane Annie BETTS, daughter of George BETTS, on 5 October 1909 in Old Clee Parish Church, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.3
He witnessed the marriage of Joseph Charles JACKSON and Ada SUNLEY on 28 December 1931 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3
Leonard died in 1965 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.4

Children of Leonard SUNLEY and Jane Annie BETTS

  • William Leonard SUNLEY3
  • Fred SUNLEY
  • Eva SUNLEY3 b. 1917
  • Amelia SUNLEY3

Sources of Information:

  1. [S74] Personal Information supplied by Stuart Pask.
  2. [S13] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363 , S3107 Pages 0269-0288.
  3. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  4. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1965/Q2."

John William SUNLEY1,2

#110, b. 1883, d. 1962
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     John William SUNLEY was born in 1883 in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire.1,3,4 He was the son of George John SUNLEY and Rose Hannah WALKER.1,3
John married Florence Edith BARBER, daughter of Ethel Blanche BARBER, on 16 February 1907 in All Saints' Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1

60129 Pte. J. Sunley M.G.Corp, he was awarded the Military Medal, reported in the Supplement to the London Gazette.
Address 62 Buller Street Grimsby.5,6
He witnessed the marriage of William Herbert SUTHERLAND and Edith Elizabeth SUNLEY on 16 February 1932 in St. Stephen's Church, Roberts Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1
John died in 1962 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.7

Children of John William SUNLEY and Florence Edith BARBER

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S86] Website Grimsby Roll of Honour, 1914 - 1919 (http://www.rootsweb.com/~englin/mem/grimsby.htm: ) Sunley John William 62 Buller Street 60129 Lance Corp. - M.G.C.
  3. [S13] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363 , S3107 Pages 0269-0288.
  4. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1881/Q1 Glanford B. 7a 746."
  5. [S86] Website Grimsby Roll of Honour, 1914 - 1919 (http://www.rootsweb.com/~englin/mem/grimsby.htm: ).
  6. [S175] London Gazette.
  7. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1962/Q1."

Lily CHEESE1

#111, b. 1881, d. 1961
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Lily CHEESE was born in 1881.2 She was the daughter of John CHEESE.1
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.1,3
Lily died in 1961 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.4

Children of Lily CHEESE and George Fields SUNLEY

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S74] Personal Information supplied by Stuart Pask.
  3. [S13] World War I Records, PRO Kew WO 363 , S3107 Pages 0269-0288.
  4. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1961/Q1."

Florence Edith BARBER1

#112, b. 1883, d. 1958
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Florence Edith BARBER was born in 1883 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,2 She was the daughter of Ethel Blanche BARBER.1
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.1
Florence died in 1958 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3

Children of Florence Edith BARBER and John William SUNLEY

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S6] Teresa & Stuart Pask's Guesses, Theories and Speculations: Based on marriage.
  3. [S1] Verbal information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.

Jane Annie BETTS1

#113, b. 1886
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Jane Annie BETTS was born in 1886 in Lincolnshire.1 She was the daughter of George BETTS.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 Jane Annie BETTS was the informant on the death certificate of Rose Hannah WALKER on 25 November 1938 in 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire,daughter in law of 77 Humberstone Road Grimsby.2

Children of Jane Annie BETTS and Leonard SUNLEY

  • William Leonard SUNLEY1
  • Fred SUNLEY
  • Eva SUNLEY1 b. 1917
  • Amelia SUNLEY1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  2. [S74] Personal Information supplied by Stuart Pask.

Edith SUNLEY1

#114, b. 1888, d. 1964
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Edith SUNLEY was born in 1888 in Hull, Yorkshire.2,3 Edith's nickname was Edie SUNLEY.4 She was the daughter of George John SUNLEY and Rose Hannah WALKER.3,1 At the time of her marriage she lived at 1 Wragby Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.3
Edie married Richard ELY, son of Edward ELY and Mary Jane PARISH, on 13 May 1916 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.2,5,3
Edith SUNLEY was the informant on the death certificate of George John SUNLEY who died on 2 July 1935 in 110a Scathoe Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.6,7
As of 2 July 1935, Edith lived at 82 Sixhill Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.7
Edith died in 1964 in 34 Fairfax Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1,8

Child of Edith SUNLEY and Richard ELY

Sources of Information:

  1. [S74] Personal Information supplied by Stuart Pask.
  2. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  3. [S107] Original marriage certificate of Richard Ely and Edith Sunley, 13 May 1916.
  4. [S1] Verbal information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  5. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  6. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1935/Q3."
  7. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 21 September 2003.
  8. [S65] Copy death certificate (Information currently not computerized).

Richard ELY1

#115, b. 25 October 1892, d. 27 December 1972
Last Edited=31 Dec 2006
     Richard ELY was born on 25 October 1892 in 200 Willington Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.2,3 He was the son of Edward ELY and Mary Jane PARISH.1,2 At the time of his marriage he was a Soldier residing at in Forest Row, Sussex.1
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.4,2,1

During World War I, he was a Gunner R.F.A., listed from 1 Wragby Street Grimsby.5 In 1941, at the time of his daugher's marriage Richard ELY was a Clerk.6 Richard ELY lived at 34 Fairfax Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.7
Richard died on 27 December 1972 in Littlecoates House, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, at the age of 80.2,3

Research Note: For more information see Richard Ely in my maternal family.

Child of Richard ELY and Edith SUNLEY

Sources of Information:

  1. [S107] Original marriage certificate of Richard Ely and Edith Sunley, 13 May 1916.
  2. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  3. [S115] Copy of the death certificate of Richard Ely, who died 27 December 1972.
  4. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.
  5. [S86] Website Grimsby Roll of Honour, 1914 - 1919 (http://www.rootsweb.com/~englin/mem/grimsby.htm: ).
  6. [S108] Copy of the marriage certificate of Stanley Johnson and Edith May Ely, 14 April 1941.
  7. [S74] Personal Information supplied by Stuart Pask.

Edith May ELY1,2

#116, b. 25 April 1920, d. 18 December 2002
Last Edited=5 Aug 2014
     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 Edith's nickname was Edie. At the time of her marriage she was a Machinist living at in 82 Sixhills Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.2
Edith married Stanley JOHNSON, son of Arthur JOHNSON, on 14 May 1941 in All Saints' Church, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.4,2 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.5,6 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.5,7 Edith May ELY and Stanley JOHNSON lived at 29 Clifton Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire most of their married life.6
Edith died on 18 December 2002 in Diana Princess of Wales Hospital Hospital, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, at the age of 82.5,8

Research Note: For more information see Edith Ely in my maternal family.

Child of Edith May ELY and Stanley JOHNSON

  • Christine JOHNSON3

Sources of Information:

  1. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 13 July 2003.
  2. [S108] Copy of the marriage certificate of Stanley Johnson and Edith May Ely, 14 April 1941.
  3. [S74] Personal Information supplied by Stuart Pask.
  4. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 21 September 2003.
  5. [S91] E-mail from John K. Brown to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 12 August 2003.
  6. [S110] Copy of the death certificate of Eliza Elizabeth Cockayne, who died 03 February 1972.
  7. [S115] Copy of the death certificate of Richard Ely, who died 27 December 1972.
  8. [S113] Copy of the death certificate of Edith May Johnson, who died 18 December 2002.

Ada SUNLEY1

#117, b. 1903
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Ada SUNLEY was born in 1903 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1 She was the daughter of George John SUNLEY and Rose Hannah WALKER.1
Ada married Joseph Charles JACKSON, son of Joseph JACKSON, on 28 December 1931 in St. Luke's Church, Heneage Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.

Ernest SUNLEY1

#118, b. March 1893, d. 13 October 1915
Last Edited=9 Nov 2003
     Ernest SUNLEY was born in March 1893 in Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire.2 He was the son of George John SUNLEY and Rose Hannah WALKER.3,4 Ernest on 13 October 1915 was killed in action when serving with the 1/5th 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.4

Sources of Information:

  1. [S1] Verbal information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage. "Commonwealth War Graves Comm. Commemorative Information."
  2. [S86] Website Grimsby Roll of Honour, 1914 - 1919 (http://www.rootsweb.com/~englin/mem/grimsby.htm: ).
  3. [S1] Verbal information supplied by Jane Pask née Savage.
  4. [S8] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org).

Edith Elizabeth SUNLEY1

#121, b. 1910
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Edith Elizabeth SUNLEY was born in 1910 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1 She was the daughter of John William SUNLEY and Florence Edith BARBER.1
Edith married William Herbert SUTHERLAND, son of John SUTHERLAND, on 16 February 1932 in St. Stephen's Church, Roberts Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.

William Herbert SUTHERLAND1

#122, b. 1909
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     William Herbert SUTHERLAND was born in 1909.1 He was the son of John SUTHERLAND.1
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.1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.

Minnie NIXON1

#124, b. 1913
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Minnie NIXON was born in 1913.1
Minnie married William Leonard SUNLEY, son of Leonard SUNLEY and Jane Annie BETTS, on 3 February 1938 in Old Clee Parish Church, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.

Eva SUNLEY1

#125, b. 1917
Last Edited=27 Nov 2003
     Eva SUNLEY was born in 1917 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.1 She was the daughter of Leonard SUNLEY and Jane Annie BETTS.1
Eva married Horace David FOSTER on 29 August 1936 in Old Clee Parish Church, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S14] Index to Marriages, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1837-1920+.