Monday, 10 August 2009

Herbert Wardill 1877-1957 & Alice Smith 1880-1921

Coble boats at Flamborough. Painted in 1915 by Herbert. this picture is now in Sewerby Hall near Bridlington.

Herbert Wardill was born in 1877 in Hilderthorpe, Bridlington. He was the 4th child of Francis & Hannah

His occupation was a house painter but he also painted pictures too.
Lake Hotel, Killarney painted in 1906

Old Cottage at Killarney. Painted in 1906

Herbert married Alice Smith born 1880 in Bridlington, in June 1899 in Bridlington

They had 7 children
Florence May Born March 1900
Charles Herbert Born 1901
Leonard Born 1905
Olive Born 1908
Lawrence (Laurie) Born September 1912
Albert Born 1915
Bernard Born 1918 and died 2nd March 1919
All the children were born in Bridlington.

Alice died on the 8th March 1921

Herbert re- married and got wed to Alice Trowhill
Herbert died on the 22nd January 1957 in Bridlington


  1. William Trowhill B(c1863) M Sararh Gullan B1863
    Caroline B 1885 M John Botterill Smithson
    Alice B 1889 D 1981 M Herbert Wardill
    Laura B 1898 M Harold Hogarth
    All Born Bempton
    Alice & Herberts Children
    Florence May B1900
    Leonard B1905
    Olive B1908
    All B Bridlington
    Alice had 3 sons before marrying Herbert
    Raymond Gullan Trowhill B 1912 Wakefield D2002 Bridlington
    Arthur Trowhill b1915 D 2002Bridlington
    Herbert b 1923 d 1972 Bridlington
    I have trid to find the father of these boya without success
    I believe Herbert Trowhill Commited suicide.

  2. thank you for these dates but i'm confused as to how Alice had children when she was only about 1 years old hehe.. maybe the dates have been typed wrong? hope so or we're in trouble lol..