Francis Wardill 1851-1930 and Hannah Waites 1852-1919
Bridlingtons High Street, the Old Town area where my family are from
Francis Wardill was born on 16th February 1851 in Bridlington, East Yorkshire and has 6 siblings. He was a house painter and ran his own business.
Francis married Hannah Waites, who was born in September 1852 in Hilderthorpe, Bridlington, in June 1873 in Bridlington, East Yorkshire. In 1871, Hannah is listed as been a General Servant.
They had 11 children
When I visited my uncle in 2004, he informed me that Frank (as he was known) had a glass eye and was a very strict man, He was known in Bridlington as "The Engraver" as he did it as a hobby. He loved eating Cod Roe and Great Grandma (Hannah) went mad at the smell of it..
Francis died on the 20th December 1930 and Hannah died in 1919 They both died in Bridlington.
Here’s a list of their children
Mary Elizabeth Born 1871 Ada Alice Born 1873 Harry Jackson Born 1876 Herbert Born 1877 Annie Born 1880 Lillian (Lilly) Born 1882 Maud Born 1883 John Born 1885 George Born 1886 Thomas Born 1887 Florence Born 1892