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Matthew NESSWORTHY

Male 1891 - 1915  (23 years)


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  • Name Matthew NESSWORTHY  [1
    Born 3 Oct 1891  South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Matthew NESSWORTHY, born 3 October 1891, at 16 Wellington St., Westoe, son of Robert NESSWORTHY and Jane, formerly HARRISON. Father was a labourer at shipyard. Informant - Jane NESSWORTHY, mother, residing at 16 Wellington St., Westoe on 12 November 1891.
    Gender Male 
    Address 1911  [3
    Inkerman Barracks, Knaphill Woking, Surrey 
    • Built in 1859, the barracks were named after the Battle of Inkerman fought during the Crimean War on 5 November 1854. In 1892 a prison for invalid convicts at Knaphill, near Woking, was converted to house two battalions of infantry. The first infantry battalion to be quartered there in 1895 was 2nd Battalion The Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queen's). In September 1947 the Royal Military Police moved to Inkerman Barracks, establishing Inkerman as the home of the Corps. The buildings have now been demolished.
    Died 17 May 1915  Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • NESSWORTHY, Matthew. Private 10134, 1st East Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds received in action on the 17th May 1915, 24 years, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert NESSWORTHY, 42 Wellington Street. Mourned by his parents, sister, brothers, grandmother, aunts and uncles and Gertie and little Ethel. Remembered with honour at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium. (Newspaper)

      It is of interest to note that on 5 October 1915 his name appeared in the Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser: Tuesday 5 October 1915: "Previously unofficially, now officially, reported wounded and prisoner of war: E. Lancashire Regt. - NESSWORTHY (10134), M."
    Commemoration 1916  Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, West Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Grave / Memorial Reference: LXII. C. 10.

      In Memory of / Private M. NESSWORTHY / 10134, 1st Bn., East Lancashire Regiment/ who died / on 17 May 1915 / Remembered with honour / TYNE COT CEMETERY
    Military Service
    • He served in the military and gave his life during the first World War. M. NESSWORTHY, Private in the East Lancashire Regiment; 1st. Bn., Service no. 10134. He died 17 May 1915. He received the Victory, British and Star medals.
    Person ID I4372  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2016 

    Father Robert NESSWORTHY,   b. 30 Aug 1867, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1920, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Jane HARRISON,   b. 1867, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Oct 1887  Parish Church of St. Stephens, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Robert NESSWORTHY, age 20, Bachelor, Sailor ?, residing at 26 Wellington St., son of Robert NESSWORTHY, Boat Builder; and Jane HARRISON, age 20, Spinster, residing at 27 Wellington St., daughter of William HARRISON, Grocer, married 30 October 1887. Married in St. Stephens Parish Church, South Shields. They both signed their names. Witnesses: Wm. HARRISON and William WESTALL, who made his mark. [8]
    Address 11 Nov 1887  [9
    27 Wellington St., Westoe, Durham 
    Address 10 Jul 1889  [9
    16 Wellington St., South Shields, Durham 
    Address 7 Dec 1890  [10
    16 Wellington St., South Shields, Durham 
    • Address at the time of Elizabeth's burial.
    Address 1891  [11
    16 Wellington St., South Shields, Durham 
    • They were living beside Robert's sister, Mary Ann ELLIOTT, and her husband.
    Address 1901  [1
    42 Wellington St., South Shields, Durham 
    • They were living only several doors away from Jane's parents, and also, from Robert's parents, Robert and Elizabeth.
    Address 1911  [3
    42 Wellington St., South Shields 
    Family ID F1169  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    NESSWORTHY
    NESSWORTHY

    In Memory of
    PRIVATE M. NESSWORTHY
    10134, 1st Bn., East Lancashire Regiment
    who died
    on 17 May 1915
    Remembered with honour
    TYNE COT CEMETERY


  • Sources 
    1. [S120] Census of England, 1901.

    2. [S72] Certified Copy of an Entry of Birth, General Registrar Office.

    3. [S579] Census of England, 1911, (1 April 1911).

    4. [S343] GRO Army Death Indices.

    5. [S217] Newspaper.

    6. [S28] Website: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org).

    7. [S623] Medal Awards: World War 1.

    8. [S304] Parish Register, St. Stephens, South Shields, Durham.

    9. [S265] Parish Register, St. Hilda, South Shields, Durham.

    10. [S162] Website.

    11. [S193] Census of England, 1891.


  

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