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Hyson Green Nottingham
Samuel Hutchinson was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Hutchinson (née Jackson). His father Henry was born in Loughborough, Leicestershire, in about 1858 and his mother Elizabeth Jackson was born in Sneinton in about 1859. They were married at Sneinton St Matthias in December 1876 and had nine children, one of whom died in childhood: Elizabeth b. Sneinton 1878 bap. Nottingham St Mark 1878, John Henry b. Nottingham 1880, Samuel b. Hyson Green 1882 and Alfred b. 1885 d. 1890, William b. 1887 and Albert b. 1891 who were born in Nottingham, and Edith Lilian b. 1894, May b. birth registered 1896 (J/F/M) and Herbert b. 1898 who were born in Basford. Henry, a framwork knitter, and his wife were living at 25 Rumford Street, Nottingham, in 1878 when their daughter Elizabeth was baptised and still at the same address in 1881. By 1891 they had moved to Howitt Street, Radford, and then in 1901 were recorded at 11 Chelsea Street, Basford, where they were living with six of their eight surviving children: Samuel a lace maker, William an errand boy, Albert, Edith, May and Herbert. Their daughter Elizabeth, was living on Dunrford Street, Basford, a boarder in the household of Henry and Eliza Kirk. The eldest son John has not yet been traced on this or subsequent census. Henry and Elizabeth had moved to 24 Abbey Street, Ilkeston, by 1911, by which time only four of their eight children were still living at home: Albert a framework knitter like his father, Edith a hosiery worker, May a lace mender and Herbert who was school age. Henry died in 1918. Samuel married Ethel Elliott (b. 1883) in 1903 and had four children, Ethel May b. 1904, Cyril Arthur b. 1908, William Alan Albert b. 1912 and Edith Elizabeth b. 1913. Ethel also had a son, Lawrence W. Hutchinson, in 1921. In 1911, Samuel, a stocking maker, Ethel, a cigar maker, and their two children Ethel and Cyril, were living at 14 Vernon Avenue, Basford. Samuel's widow was still living at the same address in 1939 when the England & Wales Register was compiled. Also in the household were her son Lawrence, a general labourer, and William Webster (b. 1873), a widower, who was a builder's labourer. Ethel Hutchinson died in 1972.
1901 - lace maker. 1911 - stocking maker.
26 Sep 1917
1632870 - CWGC Website
Basford. Enlisted Nottingham.
2/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
2/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). The 2/5th Battalion was a Territorial battalion, formed at Derby in October 1914 as part of the Notts & Derby Brigade (North Midland Division). It was mobilized for the BEF France and served in France from 25 February 1915. In May of that year the formation became the 139th Brigade (North Midland) Division. Samuel was killed in action on 26 September 1917. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium (Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A).
Nottingham Evening Post, ‘Roll of Honour’, 24 October 1917: ‘Hutchinson. Killed, September 26th Private Samuel Hutchinson, Sherwood Foresters, aged 35. Grant him. O Lord, eternal rest. Sister Lizzie.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) Nottingham Evening Post, ‘In Memoriam,’ 26 September 1918: ‘Hutchinson. In loving memory of Pte. Sam Hutchinson, killed September 26th, 1917, Sweet is the memory of one I loved. From wife, four children, mother, father-in-law, sisters and brothers, also Gambles, Sir Robert Peel, Old Basford.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk
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  • Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. (www.cwgc.org)
    Samuel Hutchinson - Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. (www.cwgc.org)