Tim Sunter's family history

A web log of my family history research


Jane Ann Sunter’s yougest children also in children’s home: 1911

16 year old Joe Sunter and 13 year old Edward Sunter were living in the Edgworth National Children’s home in 1911 – which suggests the family was undergoing great poverty.  Their half brother, Charles, unemployed was in a lodging house in  Stockton, whilst Jane Anne Sunter, their mother was working in the Middlesbrough Workhouse.  Joe is […]

New Workhouse Shock: 1911 Jane Ann Sunter (nee Snowball) at Middlesbrough Workhouse

Middlesbrough Workhouse Jane Sunter 1911 Census In 1911 Charle’s Sunter’s mother, Jane Ann Sunter, was working as a Relife (sic) Foster Mother for the Board of Guardians at 28 Childrens Workhouse Home Middlesbrough.  The rest of her family is not recorded with her, and indeed, I cannot find where they were living at this time, other […]

1911 Census – Charles Sunter and Emma Marsh

1911 Census Charles Sunter And here it is.  The 1911 Census entry for 14 West Row Stockton on Tees. Whatever did we do before Google?  Now a Google Search confirms that Unicorn Yard and West Row were in the same place.  Google Earth shows that the location of this, and John’s birthplace in Brunswick Street […]