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"the stone" colwall, hereford
« on: Tuesday 11 September 18 16:11 BST (UK) »
Hello...

Ive just come across the war record of My nans uncle... Joseph Richards, (b 1885 wolverhampton) I was trying to look at where he lived, the address is just wrote as
The Stone, Colwall, Hereford

but i cant find where this house is / was... anyone?
Smith, Tolley, Griffiths,
Monaghan, Richards, Clark, Clarke,
Brazier, Filben, Fibben,Filbin
Sherdon, Churden,Sheldon
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Bilston, Kent, London, Middlesex

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Re: "the stone" colwall, hereford
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 11 September 18 16:29 BST (UK) »
In the Worcestershire Chronicle 11 July 1903 there is an article referring to a Mrs W Hyde, The Stone, Colwall, Malvern.

You could see if she's living there in 1901 and hopefully the surrounding houses on the census may give an indication as to where 'The Stone' is/was.

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Re: "the stone" colwall, hereford
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 11 September 18 16:32 BST (UK) »
ahh ty I'll try that :)
Smith, Tolley, Griffiths,
Monaghan, Richards, Clark, Clarke,
Brazier, Filben, Fibben,Filbin
Sherdon, Churden,Sheldon
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Bilston, Kent, London, Middlesex

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Re: "the stone" colwall, hereford
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 11 September 18 16:35 BST (UK) »
The Colwall Stone is a menhir/standing stone in the middle of the village:
http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/2497/colwall_stone.html

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Re: "the stone" colwall, hereford
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 11 September 18 16:39 BST (UK) »
1911 has the couple living at hardwick terrace... colwall
Smith, Tolley, Griffiths,
Monaghan, Richards, Clark, Clarke,
Brazier, Filben, Fibben,Filbin
Sherdon, Churden,Sheldon
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Bilston, Kent, London, Middlesex

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Re: "the stone" colwall, hereford
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 11 September 18 16:40 BST (UK) »
In 1901  Eliza Lewis age 34   b Ashperton, Herefordshire  was living at the Stone Colwall

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Re: "the stone" colwall, hereford
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 11 September 18 16:42 BST (UK) »
his wife, Mary Jane Spilsbury Jones,, is listed as being a post woman... in 1911, its she who is born in colwall (he, like me, are from wolverhampton )
Smith, Tolley, Griffiths,
Monaghan, Richards, Clark, Clarke,
Brazier, Filben, Fibben,Filbin
Sherdon, Churden,Sheldon
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Bilston, Kent, London, Middlesex

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Re: "the stone" colwall, hereford
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 11 September 18 16:42 BST (UK) »
In 1901 there are 4 families living at The Stone -

Sarah Collis 72

William C Toombes 53
Eliza Toombes  61

Sarah Dee 70
Thomas Dee 44

Charles Williams 52
Sarah Ann Williams 52
George H Williams 18

The Stone is recorded next to Hardwicke Terrace.

JJ