NELSON, Gilbert Victor

Act/Cpl 98491, 183 /223 Field Coy RE (both were Tunnelling Companies). b 1887 Bolton Abbey. 1911C Leeds Engineman.

Son of John William Nelson. b 1846 Guiseley Yorks, who married Mary Waite, who in 1881C was at Guiseley, a wool cloth maker, 1891C father at Edale, a missionary to Navvies, probably the railway workers, around 1891, he was a short time in Hathersage. 1901C at Northfield Worcs, a missionary, 1911C a missionary at Scunthorpe. Their children were; Arthur Norman Nelson b 1872 Guiseley 1911C a coachman, Low Bentham, Lancaster. Harold Waite Nelson b 1874 Guiseley 1911C a carpenter, Selby. Vincent Ethelbert Nelson. b1875 Guiseley. Evelyn Nelson (male) b Guiseley 1877 1901C an engine driver London, marries in London 1904 (no record found after). Anna Nelson b 1879 Guiseley, marries John Joseph Henry. 1901C at Chorlton, emigrates to Australia 1912. Agnes Nelson, b1882 Guiseley, 1911C a dressmaker living with her parents in Scunthorpe. John Albert Nelson, b Guiseley 1883, (name alternates between John Albert and Albert John), no records after 1901C. Helena Nelson, b 1885 Guiseley, 1911C a midwife in Wandsworth, London. The above Gilbert Victor Nelson. Lucy Marie Nelson, b 1889 Halifax, dies 23/12/1891 and is buried Hathersage, age 3. Millicent Amy Nelson, b Nov 1891 Hathersage, 1911C an Asylum Nurse in Suffolk. William Edward Nelson, b 1893 Filey. 1911C in Scunthorpe.