Wallace Hancock

The 1911 Census shows an entry for a Wallace Hancock living in West Haddon.   The details shown are Head of the Household William Hancock aged 68, a farm labourer, born in West Haddon,  his wife Jane aged 68 and Wallace Hancock, their grandson, aged 14 employed as an apprentice boot maker, born in Watford.

The 1901 Census shows a Jane Hancock living in Watford (born in Yelvertoft)  with her grandson Wallis.   Her husband is shown as being away from home.

A visit to the Northampton Record Office and an examination of the Absentee Voters’ List for West Haddon (1919) showed details of regimental number 11946, rank Private of the 5th Dorsets

(Jim Blakey  March 13, 2017)