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Wigton Cumberland
He was the fifth child of Joseph and Hannah Lazonby; his birth was registered Oct/Nov/Dec 1884. He was one of six children: Annie, William St George, Muriel, Joseph, Julian and Gladys. Joseph and Hannah were both born in Wigton and at the time of the 1881 Census were living at 15 King Street, Wigton, where Joseph was described as a solicitor, bank manager and postmaster. They had three children, Annie J (5), William St George (3) and Muriel (1). Also living with them was a nephew by marriage, John Strong; they employed two female general domestic servants. They were still living in Wigton ten years later, but at 20 West Street, Wigton, and Joseph is recorded as both a solicitor and a bank manager. Three children were recorded at home: Joseph L (9), Julian (6) and Gladys (8 months). A niece, Mary Stalker (21) was in the house and Joseph employed a governess, Gertrude Gray (18, b. Grantham, Lincs) as well as a general domestic servant, Jane Richardson (27). By the time of the 1901 Census the family had moved to Nottingham and was living at 44 Addison Street, Nottingham. Joseph (53) was a solicitor. There were four children at home: Annie (25), Joseph L Lazonby (19, apprentice general warehouse), Julian (16, apprentice lace warehouse) and Gladys (10). Living or staying with the family was Joseph's sister in law, Sarah Strong (61) and two nieces, Annie Strong (33) and Mildred Strong (8). There was also one female general domestic servant. By 1911 Julian and Gladys were the only children recorded in their parent's home which was now at 24 Addison Street. On the 1911 census it was recorded that Joseph and Hannah had been married for 36 years and had had six children born alive of whom five were still living; it is likely that it was Muriel, their third child, who had died.
He attended the Grosvenor School, Waterloo Crescent, Nottingham. (The school later moved to West Bridgford and closed in 2014). in 1901 he was an apprentice in a lace warehouse but by 1911 he was employed as a commercial traveller in the tobacco industry.
23 Nov 1917
1754617 - CWGC Website
Second Lieutenant
B' Bn. Tank Corps
Second Lieutenant John Cecil Daniel Lazonby, was commissioned on 24th February 1917 he served with “B” Battalion Tank Corps. He landed in France on 14th August 1916 and was killed in action on 23rd November 1917. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval.
Probate London 10 July 1918 - Julian Cecil Daniel Lazonby of 24 Addison-street, 2 second-lieutenant Tank Corps died 23 November 1917 probate London 10 July in France to Joseph Lazonby gentleman, William St. George Lazonby [brother] farmer and Ada Hilborn (wife of Frank Albert Hilborn). Effects £1572 6s 2d.
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