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Benjamin Watson STORRY 1880 - 1917

Page history last edited by Ian Elsom 3 years, 3 months ago

 

 Filey War Memorial, Murray Street

 

 

Ben was considered to be Filey born and bred but five months after his birth the family was enumerated at 1 In Yd Mill Cottages, Scarborough. His father was Robert William, a labourer born in Seamer and his mother Sarah Ann nee JOHNSON born in Hemingby, a small village in Lincolnshire, near Horncastle. In 1881 Ben was the youngest of three children (see census record below). 

 

Service Notes 

 

Filey Casualties The information on this web page can also be found in Dan Eaton's book, In Flanders Fields...The men of Filey who fought and died during the Great War for Civilization (1914 - 1919), now out of print but copies may be consulted at the Crimlisk Fisher Archive, Filey Library and Filey Museum.

 

Internet Sources

 

Gorre British and Indian Cemetery CWGC

Casualty Details

War Grave at Gorre British and Indian Cemetery

Memorial in St Oswald's Churchyard, Filey 

 

 

born 
dd mmm 1880; Filey, Yorkshire East
married 
16 Apr 1904; Emily HUNTER; St Oswald's, Filey
died 
12 Aug 1917; Flanders, France
buried dd mmm 1917; Gorre British & Indian Cemetery
mi 

...Benjamin Watson Storry killed in action 11th Aug 1917 (St Oswald's, Filey)

children 
Hilda, Ivy, Thomas Hunter, Benjamin
occupation 
bricklayer, general labourer, van man, soldier
sources MIs, Parish Registers, Census, Filey Genealogy & Connections

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking at Filey  PC Plod

 

Looking at Filey REDUX  The Difference a Day Makes, Ypres III

 

Filey Genealogy & Connections

 

FamilySearch Tree

 

  

From the Census

 

Census was taken on 3rd April RG11 4802 f190

1881 1 In Yd Mill Cottages, Scarborough
Reln
Age
Occupation
Birthplace
County
Country 
Robert William STORRY  Head  30 Labourer  Seamer  Yorkshire North  England 
Sarah Ann JOHNSON Storry Wife 31   Hemingby Lincolnshire England
Robert William STORRY Son 4   Scarborough Yorkshire North England
Florence Judith STORRY Daughter 1   Scarborough Yorkshire North England
Benjamin Watson STORRY
Son  5m   Scarborough Yorkshire North England
William WILLEY Lodger 22 Tailor East Heslerton Yorkshire East England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Census was taken on 5th April

1891 Commercial Street, Scarborough
Reln
Age 
Occupation
Birthplace
County
Country 
Robert William STORRY  Head  40 Cab Driver  Scarborough  Yorkshire North 
England 
Helena Storry Wife 30   Muston Yorkshire East England
Robert STORRY Son 15 Greengrocer Scarborough  Yorkshire North 
England 
Florence STORRY Daughter 12   Scarborough  Yorkshire North 
England 
Benjamin Watson STORRY
Son   10
 
Scarborough  Yorkshire North 
England 
Edith STORRY daughter 7   Scarborough  Yorkshire North 
England 
Mary STORRY  daughter 3   Muston Yorkshire East England
Annie JOHNSON Niece 12   Muston Yorkshire East England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Robert's first wife, Sarah Ann JOHNSON, died abt Feb 1890. His Marriage to Helena not yet found.

 

Census was taken on 31st March

1901 8 Hampton Road, Scarborough
Reln
Age 
Occupation
Birthplace
County
Country 
Robert William STORRY  Head  24 Van Man  Scarborough  Yorkshire North 
England 
Sarah Ann NOCKLES Storry   Wife
27
 
Scarborough  Yorkshire North 
England 
Mark Lewis STORRY Son 1   Scarborough  Yorkshire North 
England 
Benjamin Watson STORRY
Brother 20 General Labourer Scarborough  Yorkshire North 
England 
Joseph YEADON Boarder 39 Van Man Harrogate Yorkshire North 
England 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Census was taken on 2nd April, PRO ref RG14PN28919 RG78PN1665 RD527 SD1 ED3 SN174

1911 9 Spring Road, Filey
Reln
Age
Occupation
Birthplace
County
Country
Frank BOYNTON
Head
 29
Fisherman 
Filey
Yorkshire 
England 
Rhoda KNEESHAW Boynton Wife 27   Pickering Yorkshire 
England 
Ann Eliza BOYNTON Daughter 2   Filey
Yorkshire 
England 
Benjamin Watson STORRY Lodger 30 General Labourer Filey
Yorkshire 
England 
Emily HUNTER Storry Lodger 27   Filey
Yorkshire 
England 
Hilda STORRY  Lodger  6   Filey
Yorkshire 
England 
Ivy STORRY Lodger 5   Filey
Yorkshire 
England 
Thomas Hunter STORRY Lodger 2   Filey
Yorkshire 
England 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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