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Frank Ellis 1880 to 1951 sheffield

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David Report 2 Jan 2020 19:02

This is a very long shot, but I am trying to trace anybody who may have know my great grandfather, Frank Ellis born in 1880 and who died in 1951.
He was a file grinder and lived until his death at 7 Winster Road, Sheffield.

Any replies would be very gratefully received.


ErikaH Report 2 Jan 2020 20:50

Unlikely anyone will just come along and say they knew him

Look for his name in 'search all member trees' If anyone has him in a GR tree, send a contact message

For INFO only

1911 census
Frank Ellis Head Married Male 30 1881 File Grinder Sheffield Yorkshire
Mabel Louise Ellis Wife Married Female 31 1880 - Wednesbury Staffordshire
Mark Ellis Son - Male 10 1901 - Owlerton Yorkshire
May Ellis Daughter - Female 5 1906 - Owlerton Yorkshire
Elizabeth Ellis Daughter - Female 3 1908 - Owlerton Yorkshire
Martha Ellis Daughter - Female 1 1910 - Owlerton Yorkshire


Frank Ellis 04 May 1880 Male Labourer-Wire Mill Heavy Worker Widowed 58 1
The record for this person is officially closed. Can I get around this?

Lily Ellis (Dunkerly) 11 Oct 1882 Female Unpaid Domestic Work Widowed 58 3
Walter Dunkerly 13 Jan 1916 Male Inserting Twist Drills And Progressing Engineers Small Tools Single 58 4
The record for this person is officially closed. Can I get around this?

The closed records are for people who may be alive

Look for info on freebmd

Marriages Mar 1946 (>99%)

Dunkerley Lily Ellis Sheffield 9c 1254
ELLIS Frank Dunkerley Sheffield 9c 1254

Births Mar 1916 (>99%)
Dunkerley Walter Whitehead Ecclesall B. 9c 699

Marriages Sep 1908 (>99%)
DUNKERLEY Herbert Sheffield 9c 887
WHITEHEAD Lily Sheffield 9c 887

Walter had numerous siblings whose births can be found on freebmd

Follow-through on the children shown on 1911 - see if any of their descendants are on any online records


ArgyllGran Report 2 Jan 2020 22:12

Welcome to the boards, David.

Are you looking for info on his family , ancestors, etc, or just reminiscences by anyone who actually knew him?

If the latter, follow Erika's advice and "Search all Member Trees" (under "Search" at top right of this page), although that still may only result in family tree info and not personal accounts.

If you would like help with tracing Frank's family tree, please tell us what you know already, to avoid duplication.