From ‘Mother Grumble’ June 1972 Two Views On A Mental Hospital In Winterton Hospital, Sedgefield, there are few wards – one female, one male and two mixed – where relatively normal people are kept as in-patients. They may be depressed, or hysterical, or nervous – and all have some mental problem; but they are in […]
From the brilliant Durham archives I received this information this morning: I checked an index to admissions to Winterton Hospital from 1920 to 1934 and I found the admission of Emma Sunter (no. 23047) on 24 September 1930 from area 9, Dist. 34, Jarrow. You mentioned that she died in 1978 but we only have […]
Listed at witensses at Charles and Emma’s 1911 wedding, here is their entry, as neighbours to the happy couple, in the 1911 census.
1939 Amy Sunter marriage Originally uploaded by timsunter 1939 – Lofty’s sister Amy gets married to Arthur Stephenson. The marriage was to remain childless. Amy worked for ASDA and lived in South Shields. Towards the end of her life Lofty got back in contact with her and went to visit on several occasions, […]
From Durham Records Office, 16th June 2009: Dear Mr. Sunter, Further to your telephone call to this Office today I have established that a William Sunter, born 1917, son of Charles and Emma, was admitted to Stockton Union Children’s Homes in January 1921. As discussed over the telephone, if you require any further searches of […]
Both the birth and death certificates for Lofty’s mother Emma arrived today, and, as ever there is some sadness.
1901, Who, What , Where, When What our ancestors were up to according to the 1901 Census…
A summary of ancestors whereabouts and goings on 98 years ago…
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 […]