Drury Family History

Ernest Drury as a young man in uniform

Ernest DruryAge: 73 years18941968

Name
Ernest Drury
Given names
Ernest
Surname
Drury
Type
birth name
Birth January 26, 1894 33 37
Christening March 4, 1894 (Age 37 days)
Address: The parish church of St Paul
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Harrop
between January 1895 and March 1895 (Age 11 months)

Birth of a brotherAlfred Drury
between April 1896 and June 1896 (Age 2 years)
Christening of a brotherAlfred Drury
June 14, 1896 (Age 2 years)
Address: The parish church of St Paul
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 7 years)
Address: 399 King St
Death of a paternal grandmotherMaria Horsfield
between July 1909 and September 1909 (Age 15 years)
Burial of a paternal grandmotherMaria Horsfield
July 17, 1909 (Age 15 years)
Address: Christ Church
Census April 2, 1911 (Age 17 years)
Address: 27 High Street
Death of a motherMatilda Maude Harrop
before April 17, 1912 (Age 18 years)
Burial of a motherMatilda Maude Harrop
April 17, 1912 (Age 18 years)
Address: The Municipal Cemetery and Crematorium
Note: Invoice for £5 11s 6d paid by Henry Drury
Military enlistment June 7, 1915 (Age 21 years)
Address: 1st Kings Own Scottish Borderers, Royal Defence Corps (private No. 20746)
Military discharge April 7, 1919 (Age 25 years)

Note: He was discharged from the Royal Defence Corps [Pte No. 84088] after being invalided out of the Kings Own Scottish Borderers as 'No longer physically fit for war service' He had suffered lung damage caused by mustard gas attacks and bombing. He was awarded the 1914-18 Star, the British War medal, and the Victory medal.
MarriageSarah Ann PearsonView this family
March 25, 1922 (Age 28 years)
Address: The parish church of St John the Evangelist
Birth of a son
#1
Eric Drury
October 11, 1922 (Age 28 years)
Address: 10 Lodge Lane
Birth of a son
#2
Frank Drury
June 22, 1924 (Age 30 years)
Address: 10 Lodge Lane
Death of a brotherWilliam Drury
November 23, 1935 (Age 41 years)
Address: Cotton Tree Inn, Markham St
Death of a brotherAlfred Drury
September 19, 1939 (Age 45 years)
Address: Memorial Hospital
Cause: Cardio-renal-vascular disease, hypertension
Census September 29, 1939 (Age 45 years)
Address: 10 Lodge lane
Death of a fatherHenry Drury
before June 4, 1941 (Age 47 years)
Burial of a fatherHenry Drury
June 4, 1941 (Age 47 years)
Address: The Municipal Cemetery and Crematorium
Note: Invoice for £2 13s 6d paid by Annie Greenhalgh
Death of a wifeSarah Ann Pearson
July 2, 1949 (Age 55 years)
Address: 10 Lodge Lane
Cause: Coronary thrombosis & myocardial degeneration
Note: Registered on 4 Jul 1949
Cremation of a wifeSarah Ann Pearson
July 7, 1949 (Age 55 years)
Address: The Crematorium
Death of a sisterAnnie Drury
between April 1950 and June 1950 (Age 56 years)
MarriageClara SlaterView this family
March 15, 1952 (Age 58 years)
Address: The Register Office
Death of a brotherJames Drury
between July 1956 and September 1956 (Age 62 years)
Death of a sisterBertha Drury
between July 1962 and September 1962 (Age 68 years)
Address: 33 Hope St
Burial of a sisterBertha Drury
September 6, 1962 (Age 68 years)
Address: The Municipal Cemetery and Crematorium
Note: Invoice for £6
Death January 12, 1968 (Age 73 years)
Address: The General Hospital
Cause of death: Bronchopneumonia & cerebral thrombosis
Cremation
Kenworthy's Funeral Service invoice for £73 4s
January 16, 1968 (4 days after death)
Address: The Municipal Cemetery and Crematorium
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 5, 1884Dukinfield, Cheshire, England
4 months
elder sister
Annie Drury
Birth: May 11, 1884 24 27Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: between April 1950 and June 1950Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England
17 months
elder brother
William Drury
Birth: between July 1885 and September 1885 25 28Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: November 23, 1935Hyde, Cheshire, England
2 years
elder sister
Bertha Drury
Birth: July 7, 1887 27 30Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: between July 1962 and September 1962Dukinfield, Cheshire, England
3 years
elder brother
Harry Drury
Birth: July 10, 1890 30 33Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
2 years
elder brother
James Drury
Birth: between April 1892 and June 1892 31 35Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: between July 1956 and September 1956Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England
22 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
Alfred Drury
Birth: between April 1896 and June 1896 35 39Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: September 19, 1939Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
Family with Sarah Ann Pearson - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 25, 1922Dukinfield, Cheshire, England
7 months
son
20 months
son
Eric and Frank Drury in their Sunday bestFrank Drury
Birth: June 22, 1924 30 27Dukinfield, Cheshire, England
Death: April 15, 1988Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England
Family with Clara Slater - View this family
himself
wife
Clara Slater
Birth: November 10, 1895 30 31Willenhall, Warwickshire, England
Death: August 15, 1986Stalybridge, Cheshire, England
Marriage: March 15, 1952Hyde, Cheshire, England

  1. Generation 1
    1. Ernest Drury

      Ernest Drury, son of Henry Drury and Matilda Maude Harrop, was born on January 26, 1894 in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England and died on January 12, 1968 in Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England at the age of 73. He married 2 times. The first time he married Sarah Ann Pearson, daughter of James Pearson and Harriet Heaford, on March 25, 1922 in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England. She was born on November 1, 1896 in Sale, Cheshire, England and died on July 2, 1949 in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England at the age of 52. The second time he married Clara Slater, daughter of Edwin Slater and Clara Hall, on March 15, 1952 in Hyde, Cheshire, England. She was born on November 10, 1895 in Willenhall, Warwickshire, England and died on August 15, 1986 in Stalybridge, Cheshire, England at the age of 90.

      Children of Ernest Drury and Sarah Ann Pearson:

      1. Eric Drury (19221996)
      2. Frank Drury (19241988)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Eric Drury

      Eric Drury, started as an apprentice fitter and turner (on November 5, 1936), fitter and turner (on February 10, 1947), service engineer (on February 10, 1957), development engineer (on October 17, 1960), left on 24 Nov 1970 - Job was misrepresented by Company (on November 23, 1970) and plant maintenance engineer (on December 7, 1970), son of Ernest Drury and Sarah Ann Pearson, was born on October 11, 1922 in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England and died on October 18, 1996 in Epsom, Surrey, England at the age of 74. He married Marjorie Phyllis Hughes, daughter of Alfred Prendergast Hughes and Winifred Mabel Barrell.

      Children of Eric Drury and Marjorie Phyllis Hughes:

      1. Michael Drury (19481948)
      2. Private
      3. Private
    2. Frank Drury

      Frank Drury, an engineer, son of Ernest Drury and Sarah Ann Pearson, was born on June 22, 1924 in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England and died on April 15, 1988 in Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England at the age of 63. He married Phyllis Evans.

      Frank Drury and Phyllis Evans had 2 children.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.
Census

1901 England - Census transcript - Henry Drury - Household 399 King St, Dukinfield, Cheshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Emp Home Birthplace Infirm
Henry Drury Head Mar 40 Cotton Minder worker Cheshire, Stalybridge
Matilda Drury Spouse Mar 44 Cheshire, Dukinfield
Annie Drury Daughter Unm 16 Cotton Weaver worker Cheshire, Dukinfield
William Drury Son Unm 15 Little Piecer (cotton) worker Cheshire, Stalybridge
Bertha Drury Daughter Unm 13 Cotton Weaver worker Cheshire, Stalybridge
Harry Drury Son Unm 10 Cheshire, Dukinfield
James Drury Son Unm 8 Cheshire, Dukinfield
Ernest Drury Son Unm 7 Cheshire, Dukinfield
Alfred Drury Son Unm 4 Cheshire, Dukinfield
Census

1911 England - Census transcript - Henry Drury - Household 27 High Street, Stalybridge, Cheshire, England

Name Relation AgeM AgeF Condition YrM ChA ChL ChD Occupation Ind Emp Home Birthplace Nat Infirm
Henry Drury Head 50 Mar 27 - - - Shop mixed Business Own Account X Cheshire, Stalybridge
Matilda Maude Drury wife 54 Mar 27 7 7 - Own Account X Cheshire, Dukinfield
Annie Drury daughter 26 Unm - - - - Cotton weaver Worker Cheshire, Dukinfield
Bertha Drury daughter 23 Unm - - - - Cotton weaver Worker Cheshire, Stalybridge
Harry Drury son 20 Unm - - - - Cotton piecer Worker Cheshire, Dukinfield
James Drury son 18 Unm - - - - Cotton piecer Worker Cheshire, Dukinfield
Ernest Drury son 17 Unm - - - - Unemployed assists in shop Cheshire, Dukinfield
Alfred Drury son 14 Unm - - - - Errand boy Worker Cheshire, Dukinfield
Military discharge

He was discharged from the Royal Defence Corps [Pte No. 84088] after being invalided out of the Kings Own Scottish Borderers as 'No longer physically fit for war service' He had suffered lung damage caused by mustard gas attacks and bombing. He was awarded the 1914-18 Star, the British War medal, and the Victory medal.

Marriage

He was a cotton spinner from 10 lodge lane, Dukinfield. She was from 7 Anne St, Dukinfield

Census

1939 England - Census transcript - Henry Drury - Household 10 Lodge lane, Dukinfield, Cheshire, England

Schedule SubNum Name Role Sex DOB MC Occupation
5 1 Drury, Henry M 11 Apr/1860 Wid Old Age Pensioner (Retired)
5 2 Drury, Ernest M 26 Jan/1894 Mar Builders gen labourer
5 3 Drury, Sarah A F 1 Nov/1896 Mar Unpaid domestic duties
5 4 Drury, Eric M 11 Nov(sic)/1922 Unm Apprentice(electric motors)
5 5 Drury, Frank M 22 Jun/1924 Unm Partially incapacitated (woodworker & joinery)
Marriage

He was a general labourer (army Mtce works) from 10 lodge lane, Dukinfield, She was a maker-up in a towel works from 23 Lodge Lane, Dukinfield

Death

He was a retired builders labourer of 23 Lodge lane, Dukinfield prior to hospitalisation. Registered on 12 Jan 1968

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