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William Ball

William Ball[1, 2]

Male 1863 - Abt 1952  (88 years)

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  • Name William Ball 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 20 Feb 1863  South Normanton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1881  (116), Lees Lane, South Normanton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1881 
    Pupil Teacher 
    Residence 1891  Royal Commercial Travellers School, Pinner, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He was a resident schoolmaster
    Residence 1901  54, Stretton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1901 
    Schoolmaster 
    Residence 1911  96, Westcotes Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1911  Alderman Newton's Boys School, Peacock Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Science Teacher, Secondary 
    Residence 1939  18, Stoughton Road, Oadby, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Abt 1952  Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1952  Gilroes Cemetery and Crematorium, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I235  Extended Craxford Family | The maternal side of Newfloridian's tree TEAL pages I179 (Walter Cook) + I193 (John Naylor)
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2020 

    Father Samuel Ball,   b. 1841, South Normanton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1914, South Normanton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Sarah Duffield,   b. 1845, South Normanton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1897, South Normanton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 20 May 1861  St Michael and All Angels, South Normanton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Witnesses 20 May 1861 
    Owen Ball; Mary Barrass 
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Ball, Samuel (1861) and Sarah Duffield
    MC: Ball, Samuel (1861) and Sarah Duffield
    Samuel was the father of William Ball - Newfloridian's great uncle
    Census Returns
    RG: Ball, Samuel (1881) and family
    RG: Ball, Samuel (1881) and family
    The family of William Ball (Mary Naylor's husband) resident in Lees Lane, South Normanton
    They lived next door to the Primitive Methodist Chapel.
    Ball Samuel  M Head 39 Coal Miner    S Normanton
    Ball Sarah M Wife 37 S Normanton
    Ball William S Son 18 Pupil Teacher S Normanton
    Ball Abraham S Son 15 Coal Miner S Normanton
    Ball Sarah A S Dau 13 S Normanton
    Ball Hiram S Son 11 Scholar S Normanton
    Ball Samuel S Son 6 Scholar S Normanton
    Ball Edward S Son 1mo S Normanton

    Ref: England RG11/3313 Mansfield Blackwell 120 27
    Family ID F817  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Mary Naylor,   b. 6 Jul 1865, Cotes Park, Alfreton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1940, Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 15 Jul 1891  Congregational Chapel, Alfreton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Reference:
    Children 
     1. Cyril Oswald Ball,   b. 7 Nov 1896, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Gerald Ball
     3. William Gerald Ball,   b. 1898, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Photos
    The Ball Family
    The Ball Family
    William (Jnr), Mary, William and Cyril
    The Ball Family
    The Ball Family
    Cyril, Dorothy (his wife), Margaret Ball, Louie (Bill's wife), William Ball, Bill
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    96, Westcotes Drive, Leicester
    96, Westcotes Drive, Leicester
    Miriam Naylor lived here at the time of her marriage to George Cook
    18, Stoughton Road, Oadby
    18, Stoughton Road, Oadby
    One of a pair of semi-detached villas bought by William Ball during the 1930s and his residence until his death
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Naylor, Mary (1891) and William Ball
    MC: Naylor, Mary (1891) and William Ball
    Miriam, Mary's sister, and ultimately Hilda, Miriam's daughter, lived with them when they moved to Leicester
    Last Modified 20 May 2007 
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1863 - South Normanton, Derbyshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - 54, Stretton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - 96, Westcotes Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Science Teacher, Secondary - 1911 - Alderman Newton's Boys School, Peacock Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - 18, Stoughton Road, Oadby, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location/Street       : District/Village       : City/Town       : County/State       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    William Ball
    William Ball
    Head of the Ball dynasty, he was a master at Alderman Newton's Boys School in Leicester in the 1920s. Hilda Craxford lived with his family during that time.
    The Ball Family
    The Ball Family
    William (Jnr), Mary, William and Cyril
    Cemetery Plot Deed 1
    Cemetery Plot Deed 1
    The deed for a burial plot at Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester
    Cemetery Plot Deed 2
    Cemetery Plot Deed 2
    Cover and interment record from the Ball family plot at Gilroes cemetery, Leicester

    Headstones
    HS: Ball, William and Mary
    HS: Ball, William and Mary
    There is no headstone and the actual grave site is unmarked
    Plot: B 89

  • Sources 
    1. [S243] Personal Communication: Margaret Brookes.

    2. [S244] Personal information: Margaret Brookes.

    3. [S34] 1881 English Census, Mansfield South Normanton RG11/3313 120 27 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S17] 1891 England Census, Hendon Harrow RG12/1020 144 1 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S19] 1901 England Census, Leicester RG13/3008 58 161 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S284] 1911 England Census, Leicester RG14PN19310 RG78PN1152B RD407 SD3 ED46 SN330 (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Mansfield 7b 99 (AMJ 1861) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Belper 7b 927 (JAS 1891) (Reliability: 3).


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