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Samuel Whittingham
1882
Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England
George H Whittingham
1861
  Amelia Harper
1862
     
Leah Haddock
1883
    Samuel Whittingham
1882
   
Samuel G Whittingham
1907
  Q3 1907 - West Bromwich Vol 6b Page 894
Recorded birth of a Samuel George Whittingham
 
Bernard V Whittingham
1908
  Q3 1908 - West Bromwich Vol 6b Page 939
Recorded birth of a Bernard V.W. Whittingham
 
Fanny Whittingham
1910
  Q3 1910 - West Bromwich Vol 6b Page 891
Recorded birth of a Fanny Whittingham
 
John (Jack) Whittingham
1911
  Q3 1911 - West Bromwich Vol 6b Page 1738
Recorded birth of a John Whittingham
 
Joseph Whittingham
1913
15th February 1913
Recorded birth of Joseph Whittingham
 
Leah M Whittingham
1915
  Q1 1915 - West Bromwich Vol 6b Page 1814 Recorded birth
Q1 1916 - West Bromwich Vol 6b Page 1207 Recorded death aged 1
   
This person is tagged haplogroup J2b Directly related to my Whittingham family ancestry

1882
- Wednesbury (West Bromwich Vol 6b Page 855)
Recorded birth of Samuel Whittingham

3 June 1906 - Wednesbury
Record of marriage between Samuel Whittingham and Leah Haddock Witnesses: Alfred John Powell and Maria Finn Whittingham. The certificate shows that Samuel's address was 35 Foster Street and Leah was from 19 Holyhead Road. Sam's father was George Henry and was a bricklayer. Leah's father was Joseph Martin Haddock and was an iron worker.

Q1 1915
West Bromwich Vol 6b Page 1183
Leah Whittingham (wife) died during childbirth aged 31.

20 October 1916 Thiepval, France
Samuel was killed in action during (see notes at bottom of page)

   
 
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RG12 Piece 2275 Folio 75 Page 27 - 36 Old Union Street, Wednesbury
Name DOB Age Relationship Status Birth Place Profession
George Whittingham 1861 30 Head Married Wednesbury, Staffordshire Bricklayer
Amelia Whittingham 1862 28 Wife Married Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Samuel Whittingham 1882 9 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Mary Whittingham 1884 7 Daughter   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
John T  Whittingham 1885 6 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
John H  Whittingham 1888 3 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
G H  Whittingham 1890 13mth Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
 
 
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RG13 Piece 2726 Folio 8 Page 7 - 50 Potters Lane, Wednesbury, Staffordshire
Name DOB Age Relationship Status Birth Place Profession
George Whittingham 1858 43 Head Married Wallheath, Staffordshire Bricklayer
Amelia Whittingham 1860 41 Wife Married Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Sam Whittingham 1883 18 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire Bricklayer
Maria A Whittingham 1884 17 Daughter   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
John T  Whittingham 1886 15 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire Labourer
Joseph H  Whittingham 1889 12 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
George Whittingham 1890 11 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Bernard V Whittingham 1898 3 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Florence A Whittingham 1900 1 Daughter   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Not Registered 1901 9day Daughter   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Roland Whittingham 1877 24 Brother in law Widow Wednesbury, Staffordshire Labourer
Alfred Whittingham 1898 3 Visitor   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Sarah F Harford 1888 13 Niece   Ireland  
 
 
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Schedule 15 - 8 Drew Court, Lower High Street, Wednesbury
Name DOB Age Relationship Status Birth Place Profession
Samuel Whittingham 1882 29 Head Married Wednesbury, Staffordshire Bricklayer (Builder)
Leah Whittingham 1883 28 Wife Married Darlaston, Staffordshire  
Samuel Whittingham 1908 3 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Bernard Whittingham 1909 2 Son   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
Fanny Whittingham 1910 10mth Daughter   Wednesbury, Staffordshire  
 
   
In Memory of
Private SAMUEL WHITTINGHAM

7198, 89th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf) who died on 20 October 1916

British War MedalVictory Medal

Remembered with honour
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. SOMME, FRANCE


THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. SOMME, FRANCE

Commemorated in perpetuity by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The 89th machine Gun Company formed in Grantham, Linconshire and moved to France and joined 30th Division at Sailly Laurette on 13 March 1916. Samuel was most likely killed in the battle of the Transloy Ridges, 1-20 October 1916, which was part of the first battle of the Somme.