James Thomas Lawrence 1893 - 1956

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Biography

A general farm worker and the child of James Lawrence (a farm labourer) and Elizabeth Mount (a domestic servant), James Lawrence, the great-uncle of Nigel Horne, was born at St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England on Oct 4, 18931,2,3,4 and married Mary Knowler (with whom he had 5 children: James Thomas, George Edward, Thomas William, Jack and Ronald) at St Augustine, Northbourne, Kent, England on Sep 14, 19185.

During his life, he was living in Staple, Kent on Mar 31, 19011; at Oast Cottage, Cleve, Monkton, Kent on Apr 2, 1911; and at 1 Church Cottage, Woodnesborough, Kent on Sep 29, 19392.

He died on Jan 20, 1956 in Ashford, Kent3 (died running for the bus. He had had a heart attack. [ No citation for evidence ]) and is buried at Ramsgate Cemetery, Ramsgate, Kent. He served in the military in France from 1914 to 1915 (east Kent Buffs then Labour Corps Awarded the Military Medal).

Parents

  1. James was born on Jul 29, 1863
  2. Elizabeth Ann was born on Oct 13, 1860

Children

  1. James Thomas was born on Sep 22, 1918
  2. George Edward was born on Feb 4, 1920
  3. Thomas William was born c. Aug 1921
  4. Jack was born on Jun 23, 1922
  5. Ronald was born on Aug 11, 1924

Media

James Thomas Lawrence - gravestone

James Thomas Lawrence - gravestone

James Thomas Lawrence - WWI Military Record

James Thomas Lawrence - WWI Military Record

1914-15 Star Awards

1914-15 Star Awards

James Thomas Lawrence

James Thomas Lawrence

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/m/1918/3/az/000705/071

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs/cant/m/97045203/1

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/b/1893/4/az/000336/285

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/R39/1819/1819H/010/21

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/R39/1819/1819H/010/23

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. 1901 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1901. Data imaged from the National
  2. 1939 Register - Findmypast (was the head of the household)
  3. England & Wales, Death Index: 1984-2005 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont
  4. England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont
  5. England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont

To be done

Burial place (Ramsgate, Kent, England) has no citations

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