20 Helmside Cottages

20 Helmside Cottages – now 20 Helmside Road

  • 1891 – Richard Baines & family
  • 1901 – Richard Baines & family
  • 1911 – Richard Baines & family
  • 1915 – Richard Baines & family
  • 1939 – Frederick Robinson & family
  • 1997 – December – property sold
  • 2003 – December – property sold

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Page last updated: 6 April 2018

8 Helmside Cottages

8 Helmside Cottages – now 8 Helmside Road

  • 1891 – George Armer & family
  • 1901 – Thomas Robinson & family
  • 1911 – Thomas Robinson & family
  • 1915 – Thomas Robinson & family
  • 1939 – Thomas Robinson & family

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Page last updated: 6 April 2018

Winder


Albert Edward Winder (1871-1957)

  • born 23 October 1871
  • registered as Albert Edward Chapman
  • married Isabella Mason (1871-1949) in 1892
  • railway goods shunter in 1901
  • LNWR foreman porter in 1911
  • lived at 4 Helmside from 1901 or before until 1957
  • died 30 January 1957 at Kendal Green Hospital
  • probate 19 February 1957 to son John Willie Winder
  • estate valued at £423 15s 8d

Albert and Isabel had the following children:

  • John Willie Winder (1892-1958) – born 27 May 1892 – married Helena Robinson (1890-1976) in 1922 – they lived at Helme Hurst 100 Oxenholme Road – John was a LMS Goods Guard – he died 29 November 1958 – estate valued at £2,208
  • George Winder (1894-1973) – born 19 July 1894 – married Sarah Elizabeth Scott (1896-1977) in 1919 – in 1939 they were living at Mill Cottage – George was a LMS Railway Fireman and Sarah was a cafe waitress one day a week – they had one son – widow Sarah lived at 19 Helmside Road and died in 1977
  • Edith Winder (1896-1984) – married Albert Turner Parker (1900-1986) in 1923 – in 1939 they were living at Rinkfield, Kendal – Albert was a boot factory worker – they had two sons
  • Nora Isabel Winder (1898-1977) – born 11 August 1898 – married Samuel Cookson Dobson (1898-1927) – they had one daughter – in 1939 Nora was living at 88 Stricklandgate and was a cook for the Provincial Insurance Office
  • Thomas Baden Powell Winder (1900-1969) – born 11 May 1900 – married Jessie Gargate (1904-1960) in 1927 – in 1939 they were living at 44 Stricklandgate, Kendal and Thomas was working as a steam turbine driver in a paper mill – Thomas and Jessie had a daughter and two sons (one of whom died shortly after birth)
  • Albert Edward ‘Bert’ Winder (1902-1957) – born 24 July 1902 – attended Natland School – pictured below in 1909 – married Eva Rigg (1901-1986) – in 1939 they were living with Eva’s mother at 25 Burton Road, Kendal – Albert was a LMS locomotive fireman – they had son Harold (1924-2006) who became a painter and decorator and a daughter

  • Nina Margaret Winder (1906-1998) – born 16 March 1906 – married Richard Longmire (1903-1964) in 1930 – in 1939 livng at 2 Greenside, Kendal – Richard was a electrical contractor’s electrician and was also an Air Raid Warden during WW2
  • Philip Winder (1908-1978) – born 24 April 1908 – married Maggie Taylor (1909-1987) – in 1939 they were living at Broughton Lodge Cottages near Ulverston – Philip was a chauffeur/gardener

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Page last updated: 6 April 2018

 

Obituaries / In Memoriam Index

A

June ARIS died 9 September 2017
JUNE ARIS 9th September 2017, 87 years old. June died peacefully surrounded by her family at home in Oxenholme, Cumbria. June was the most kind and loving wife, mum, friend, gran and great gran, she will be sorely missed. Thanks to family, friends and all the health care professionals who supported June and David. The funeral will take place at St Mark’s Church, Natland on Monday 18th September at 2pm. Please no flowers but the family would greatly appreciate donations to St John’s Hospice, Lancaster or care of Fishwicks Funeral Services, Beetham Hall, Milnthorpe.
Source: Westmorland Gazette, 14 September 2017

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Winifred (Wendy) Balmer died 11 November 2016
BALMER Suddenly but peacefully on Friday 11th November at RLI. Winifred (Wendy) of Oxenholme aged 86 years. Dearly loved by her Shap family. Thanksgiving and burial at St. Mark’s Church, Natland on Tuesday 22nd November at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to St. Mark’s Church c/o Ruxtons Fishwicks Funeral Service, 1 Wildman Street, Kendal LA9 6EN Tel: 01539 722299.

Gertrude (Trudy) Bateson died 8 February 2014
BATESON On 8th February GERTRUDE ( TRUDY) BATESON of 19 Bolefoot Oxenholme. Adored mother of John and widow of Ken. Private cremation. A celebration of Gertrude’s life will be held at the Station Inn Oxenholme.
Source: Westmorland Gazette, 13 February 2014

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John (Jack) Robinson died April 2007
ROBINSON In loving memory of JOHN (JACK) died peacefully at home surrounded by all his family. Devoted husband to Joan, loving dad to Paul, Gary, Sharon, Carl and Ryan, stepdad to Colleen, Charmaine and Peter, loving grandad to Liam, Roxanne, Jessica, Andrew, Louis, Emily, Jules and Reece. Will always be sadly missed. Funeral service 2.00pm at Parish Church followed by committal at Parkside Road. Everyone welcome at 4 Bolefoot, Oxenholme afterwards. Donations to Cancer Research may be left at the church.
Source: Westmorland Gazette, 27 April 2007

Kathleen Robinson (nee Ingram ) died 9 November 2012
ROBINSON (nee Ingram) On Friday Nov. 9th peacefully at Gilling Reane KATHLEEN aged 85 yrs, dear wife of Wilson of Broad Lea, Oxenholme. Interment to take place at St. Mark’s Churchyard, Natland on Friday Nov. 16th at 2pm followed by memorial service at Stricklandgate Methodist Church at 3pm. Family flowers only but donations if desired between St. Mark’s Church, Natland and Stricklandgate Methodist Church. Enquiries and donations to T.E. Mason Funeral Director “Westmorland” Endmoor, Kendal, LA8 0EW. Tel: 015395 60600.
Source: Westmorland Gazette, 15 November 2012

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Andrew Salisbury died 2 December 2004
SALISBURY ANDREW Happy 50th 19.9.1962 – 2.12.2004 You’re in our thoughts everyday. Sheila (Sis) Also a loving brother, uncle, brother-in-law and a good friend to many people.
Westmorland Gazette, 13 September 2012

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Jane Thornburrow died 2 April 1897
THORNBURROW. – In loving memory of Jane, the beloved wife of Richard Thornburrow of Oxenholme Farm, who died April 2nd 1897. Gone but not forgotten.

Source: Westmorland Gazette, 9 April 1898

Ellison


Richardson (‘Richard’) Ellison (1851-1917)

  • born 1851 at Lazonby, Cumberland
  • son of Thomas Ellison and Ann Ellison nee ?
  • baptised 7 Dec 1851 at St. Andrew, Penrith, Cumberland
  • lived at Plumpton Wall, Cumberland with paternal grandparents in 1861
  • lodging at 7 Station Cottages, Tebay (a Lodging House) in 1871 aged 17 – loco cleaner
  • married Hannah Robinson (c1852–1924) in 1876 in Sedbergh district
  • lived at Alice House, Applethwaite
  • lived at 15 Helmside
  • wife Hannah was present at the Railway Mission third anniversary celebrations in 1909
  • railway engine driver
  • died 14 June 1917 aged 66
  • buried at St. Mark’s Church, Natland
  • gravestone inscribed “In loving memory of Richard Ellison who died June 14th 1917 aged 66. Also of Hannah his wife who died Sept 7th 1924 aged 72. In God’s keeping.”
  • probate Carlisle 27 July 1917 to Hannah Ellison widow
  • effects £1,152 7s 2d
  • wife Hannah later lived at 10 Appleby Road, Kendal and died 7 September 1924 aged 72 at 31 Romney Road, Kendal and is buried at St. Mark’s Church, Natland
  • probate 7 October 1924 to son Edmund Robinson Ellison draper’s buyer
  • effects £1,198 10s 11d

Richardson and Hannah had five children, two of whom (names as yet unknown) died before 1911:

  • Agnes Wilson Ellison (1878–1937) – married John Pinch (1874–1943) in 1900
  • Edmund Robinson Ellison (1880–1937) – draper’s buyer – married Annabella Smith (1881–1927) – had son John Richardson Ellison (1908–?) and another child who died in infancy
  • Sarah Isabel Ellison (1881–1944) – married Thomas Leather (1868–1948) – had one daughter Cicely Leather (1908–1992) who married John Francis Johnson (?–?)

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Page last updated: 16 October 2017

Natland Terrace

O.S. Map from 1896 showing position of Natland Terrace

Natland Terrace was built in 1896 to house railway workers.

Natland Terrace actually comprises two rows of terraces – one row either side of Hill Place built the following year.


Left-hand Terrace: 1 – 6 Natland Terrace


1-6 Natland Terrace

1 Natland Terrace = 133 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – Henry Woodhouse & family
  • 1911 – Henry Woodhouse & family
  • 1915 – Henry Woodhouse & family

2 Natland Terrace = 131 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – William Green & family
  • 1911 – William Green & family
  • 1915 – William Green & family

3 Natland Terrace = 129 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – William Duckett & family
  • 1911 – James Nelson Ducksbury & family
  • 1915 – James Nelson Ducksbury & family

4 Natland Terrace = 127 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – Henry Swainbank & family – wife Martha Swainbank operated a shop from 4 Natland Terrace –
  • 1911 – Frederick Arthur Oates & family
  • 1915 – Frederick Arthur Oates & family

5 Natland Terrace = 125 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – Thomas Thewlis & family
  • 1911 – Thomas Thewlis & family
  • 1915 – Thomas Thewlis & family

6 Natland Terrace = 123 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – Henry Preston & family – Stationmaster’s House
  • 1911 – Richard Atkin Knights & family – Stationmaster’s House
  • 1915 – Richard Atkin Knights & family – Stationmaster’s House
  • 1925 – Robert Raffles & family – Stationmaster’s House
  • 1940 – 1946 – William Robert Pears – Stationmaster’s House
  • 19??-1954? – ? Atkinson – Stationmaster’s House
  • 1954?-1957? – “Dan” Archer – Stationmaster’s House
  • 1957-19?? – George Stewart – Stationmaster’s House

[between nos. 6 and 7 Natland Terrace is Hill Place]


Right-hand Terrace: 7 – 12 Natland Terrace


7-12 Natland Terrace

7 Natland Terrace = 121 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – James Tideswell & family – Shedmaster’s House
  • 1911 – James Tideswell & family – Shedmaster’s House
  • 1915 – James Tideswell & family – Shedmaster’s House
  • 1937 – Thomas Horace Cottam & family

8 Natland Terrace = 119 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – William Hind & family
  • 1911 – William Hind & family
  • 1915 – William Hind & family

9 Natland Terrace = 117 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – Robert Bouskill & family
  • 1911 – Robert Bouskill & family
  • 1915 – Robert Bouskill & family

10 Natland Terrace = 115 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – Robert Dobson & family
  • 1911 – John Longhorn & family
  • 1915 – John Longhorn & family

11 Natland Terrace = 113 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – James Tollerson & family
  • 1911 – Robert Park & family
  • 1915 –

12 Natland Terrace = 111 Helmside Road

  • 1901 – Joseph Robinson & family
  • 1911 – Alfred Conway & family
  • 1915 – ?

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Page last updated 16 October 2017

1909: Oxenholme – Railway Mission

On Monday a successful gathering was held to celebrate the third anniversary of the opening of the Mission Hall. Numerous guests, after partaking of a substantial tea, were addressed by Mrs. Isaac Braithwaite. The chair was occupied by Mr. John Parker, who referred briefly to the work and progress of the Mission under its earnest leader, Mrs. Page. The latter in a few well-chosen and touching words, thanked the members and workers for their help and sympathy. The tables were presided over by Mrs. W. Phizackerley, Mrs. Ellison, Mrs. Chris. Dobson, Mrs. J. Parker, assisted by many willing helpers. The programme included music and recitations by Miss Wilkinson, Mr. W. Phizackerley, Master C. Ewen, Miss Black, Misses Robinson, Miss Fanny Jackson, and Mr. Parker. Miss Wilkinson presided at the organ.

Westmorland Gazette, 18 September 1909