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Arthur Unwin

Arthur Unwin

Male 1889 - 1985  (96 years)

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  • Name Arthur Unwin 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 12 May 1889  Barton upon Irwell, Manchester, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also known as 'appy 
    Residence 1901  10, Tomlinson Street, Eccles, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  182, Barton Lane, Eccles, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1911 
    Brass finisher 
    Residence 1917  182, Barton Lane, Eccles, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1917 
    Engineer mercantile marine 
    Residence 1920  36, Woodfield Grove, Patricroft, Eccles, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1930-1985  11, Ashford Avenue, Moorside, Swinton, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Aug 1985  Manchester, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I185  Extended Craxford Family | The maternal side of Newfloridian's tree TEAL pages I179 (Walter Cook) + I193 (John Naylor)
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2014 

    Father Hugh Unwin,   b. 1859, Norton in the Moors, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Selina Swinchatt,   b. 1857, Wallasey, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1883  St Mary's Church, West Derby, Liverpool, Merseyside Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Unwin, Hugh (1883) and Selena Swinschatt
    MC: Unwin, Hugh (1883) and Selena Swinschatt
    Arthur Unwin's father
    Family ID F341  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Ada Annie Cook,   b. 12 Jun 1887, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, Salford, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 12 May 1917  Primitive Methodist Church, Hinckley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Reference:
    Witnesses 12 May 1917 
    Walter Cook (father); Nellie Cook (adopted sister - AKA Youle) 
    Children 
     1. Jack Unwin,   b. 7 May 1918, Eccles, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 2002, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Eva Unwin,   b. 31 Jul 1919, Eccles, Greater Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 2008, Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Photos
    “Double-9” dominoes
    “Double-9” dominoes
    A fondly remembered pastime in Swinton, Manchester
    At home with the Unwins
    At home with the Unwins
    Eva Unwin, Hilda Craxford, Arthur Unwin.
    Seated: Annie Unwin. Standing Brenda Craxford
    Arthur and Anne Unwin
    Arthur and Anne Unwin
    Photograph taken in their retirement
    The Unwin family
    The Unwin family
    Arthur Unwin is standing behind his wife Annie and daughter Eva
    Appy and Annie Unwin
    Appy and Annie Unwin
    Taken in the garden of 11 Ashford Avenue
    Family gathering
    Family gathering
    Photograph taken after Auntie Annie's funeral.
    REAR: Hilda Craxford, Jack Unwin (son), George Cook (brother)
    FRONT: Eva Unwin (daughter), 'Appy Unwin (husband), Elizabeth Putterill (sister), {NK}, Edward Putterill
    11, Ashford Avenue, Moorside, Swinton
    11, Ashford Avenue, Moorside, Swinton
    The family residence of the Uniwins in the 1950s, 60s and 70s
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Cook, Ada Annie (1917) and Arthur Unwin
    MC: Cook, Ada Annie (1917) and Arthur Unwin
    Daughter of Walter Cook and Elizabeth Burditt
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2007 
    Family ID F56  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - 182, Barton Lane, Eccles, Greater Manchester Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - 182, Barton Lane, Eccles, Greater Manchester Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 May 1917 - Primitive Methodist Church, Hinckley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - 36, Woodfield Grove, Patricroft, Eccles, Greater Manchester Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930-1985 - 11, Ashford Avenue, Moorside, Swinton, Greater Manchester Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Arthur Unwin
    Arthur Unwin
    "Uncle 'Appy". Ada Anne Cook's husband
    Arthur Unwin
    Arthur Unwin
    "Uncle 'Appy" at home
    Arthur Unwin
    Arthur Unwin
    A candid photograph at ease
    Arthur Unwin
    Arthur Unwin
    Eva Unwin's father
    The class of 1900
    The class of 1900
    The Parish Church School, Eccles pose for their class photograph under the watchful eye of headmaster Mr Heald. The last but one and last but two seated on the right of the front row are identified as brothers Arthur and Albert Unwin.

    “'Appy at work”
    “'Appy at work”
    Arthur Unwin was an engineer working for many years on the Manchester Ship Canal

    Personal Histories
    QUITE A CHARACTER WAS MY DAD
    QUITE A CHARACTER WAS MY DAD
    My father - by Eva Unwin

  • Sources 
    1. [S284] 1911 England Census, Barton upon Irwell RG14PN23597 RG78PN1375 RD463 SD2 ED14 SN257 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S176] England and Wales: Death Index 1984 - 2004, Salford Lancashire 39 878 (JAS 1985) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, West Derby 8b 616 (JAS 1883) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leicester 7a 567 (AMJ 1917) (Reliability: 4).


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