Percy Kinder (b 1874)

parents Thomas Kinder & Mary Lingard

born 1874, Dukinfield, Cheshire, England[1]
died 1947, Hyde, Cheshire, England[6,7]

Percy Kinder
Percy was born in 1874 in Dukinfieldprobably at his parents' home[1].

In 1881, Percy was living with his parents at 194 Astley Street, Dukinfield[2].  Percy was noted as a Scholar born in Dukinfield.

1881 UK Census

In 1891 Percy was aged 16 years and lied with his parents at 196 Astley Street.  Percy's occupated was stated as Clerk[3].

1891 UK Census

In 1901, Percy now aged 26 years, unmarried, worked as a Commercial Traveller and still lived with his parents at 196 Astley Street, Dukinfield[4].

1901 UK Census

In 1911, Percy and his parents were still at 196 Astley Street.  He worked as an Auxillary Postman.  He was then 36 years old, unmarried[5].  He probably never married.

1911 England Census

War Service 1914-1918[8]
Percy enlisted in the British Army on 26 July 1918.  He was 43 years and 10 months old and worked as a Postman and unmarried.  His home address was stated as 196 Astley Street, Dukinfield.  He was medically examined on 8 May 1918 at Stockport, Cheshire.  He was slightly built at 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighed 130 pounds and had light brown hair and blue eyes.  He carried a scar on the right side of his face and stated that he sufferred from gastric trouble.

Percy was posted to the Royal Engineers and served as a Sapper.  His Regimental Number was 366288. 

Percy suffered a casualty (unreadable) on 17 January 1919 and was demobilised on 14 february 1919.

There is a death indexed for Percy Kinder, aged 73 registered in Hyde, Cheshire in 1947.  This is likely to be him[6,7].

  1. Ref DUK/78/36
  2. 1881 UK Census  RG 11 / 4050  page 17
  3. 1891 UK Census  RG 12 / 3288  page 22
  4. 1901 UK Census  RG 13 / 3793  page 27
  5. 1911 Census of England and Wales, Schedule No 375, 196 Astley Street, Dukinfield
  6. England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
  7. Ref DUK/3B/79
  8. British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920