Altrincham WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter B. 

James Robinson Barber

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:165th Bde ('D' Bty)
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Field Artillery
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Roclincourt Cemetery
Town Memorial:Mobberley & Knutsford
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1885 in the Prestwich R.D. - ref: 8d/442,
the son of Richard Robinson & Sarah Ann Barber (nee Whittaker).

1891 Census - 23 South Hill Road, Toxteth Park, Liverpool.   Son - aged: 5
- born: Blackley, Manchester.    Head of household - Richard Barber -
Married - aged: 29 - occ: Police Constable - born: Mobberley.   Also -
Sarah Ann Barber - Wife - aged: 32 - born: Peover, Cheshire.   Plus 1 elder

1901 Census - 8 Danube Street, Toxteth Park, Liverpool.  Son - aged: 16 -
occ: Telegraph Messenger - born: Cheshire.   Head of household - listed as
Richard R. Barber - Married - aged: 40 - occ: Farmer - born: Cheshire.  
Also - Sarah Ann Barber - Wife - aged: 37 - born: Cheshire, Cheshire.  
Plus 1 elder brother.

His father died in 1909 - aged: 49.   The death registered in the Bucklow

1911 Census - 49 Coltart Road, Liverpool.   Boarder - aged: 25 - occ: Town
Postman - born: Blackley, Manchester.   A lodging House run by Mary Jane
Collins with 5 other boarders.

The family farmed at Mere House - demolished to make way for Manchester
Airport's second runway.   Later at Stubb's Farm, Stubb's Lane off Newton
Hall Lane.  Stubb's Lane is remembered by some as Barber's Lane.

His mother died in 1915 - aged: 54. The death also registered in the
Bucklow R.D.

Commemorated in The Mobberley Parish Council's Booklet - "1914-2014,
Remembering the Men from Mobberley who went to War for their Country" - per
Alistair MacLeod.

Memorials found on:
St. Wilfred's (Mobberley)
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
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