George W Hammond 1864 - 1950

The 1871 census records Peter Hammonds other two children George William Hammond aged 7 and Emily Mary Ann Hammonds aged 4 shown living with their grandparents George and Mary Ann Bond at Walcot Garden House, North Lydbury, Shropshire. The next census 1881 records Emily who has returned to the family home, but George has moved on. 
The 1881 census has a George Hammond cottager (an agricultural 
labourer who lived in a tied cottage on the landowners land).17 years old, Occupation Gardener  Born in Bishop Castle, Shropshire.
The 1891 census records George age 27 years occupation Gardner/Domestic Servant in Church Stretton, Wistanstow. Married to Mary E Hammond age 29. With No children.
1901 records George W Hammond age 37, 
occupation Gardener (Domestic) Now living in South Manchester Dickenson Road, Chorlton.
Wife Marie e Hammond aged 38, Two daughters Julia E M Hammond aged 10 and Jessie G Hammond both born in Wistanstow

1911 George Hammond occupation Gardener Domestic now in lodgings in Toxteth Park, Liverpool. Married, Boarder.



Great Uncle George photograph was taken in 1945

Roths Card Studio onchan head I.O.M

Uncle George a day out at the races. (Elbow on side of charabanc) 

The reverse of  the document contains the following information:

1st Interrment  16th September 1903 Adult  (Emily Mary Ann Hammond -  Sidney Hammonds Mother)

2nd Interment 15th August 1925  (Lucy Elizabeth Hammond age 51)

3rd Interment 14th March 1942 (Sarah Ann Hammond age 69)

4th Interment 15th February 1947 (Julia Hammond age 78)

When my mother passed away in 1999 we buried the urn with her ashes in the grave.


It is interesting to note that George William Hammond and Lucy Elizabeth Hammond purchased the plot for two pounds in Wallasey Cemetery on the 1st October 1903