William was born in October 1884 to Francis and Emma Brenton. He was the uncle of Cyril Brenton who passed away two years ago in 2012. Cyril lived in and around Tregonetha all his life and was a much loved and respected friend, Churchwarden and Bell Captain of this Church for many years.

In the 1901 …

Francis and Emma Brenton had five sons: John Henry, born 1893; William Francis, born 1894; Arthur, born 1896; Ralph, born 1897; and Samuel, born 1899.

In the 1901 Census, they are all living in Tregonetha, their father Francis is a blacksmith.

The 1911 Census shows John Henry and William Francis on their aunt and uncle’s William and …

William was born in St Wenn 1898, the second son of Richard and Lavinia Collet.

The census of 1901 shows William with his mother and father on Pengelly Farm with brothers Harry (aged six) and Richard (aged one) and sister Edith Jane (aged four). Also listed with the family is Charles Henry Buscomb, described as a …

William was born in 1898 in London, the son of William Marshall and Elizabeth Mary Earwood. William and Elizabeth had a second child in London, a daughter Elsie Jane born in December1899.

In 1900/1901 William and Elizabeth returned to William’s birthplace and the Census of 1901 sees them with their two children William and Elsie living …

William was born in 1888 St Wenn, the son of Thomas and Nanny (nee Stephens).

The Census of 1891 and 1901 show William with his parents living in St Wenn. His father Thomas is a farmer. It would seem there were no further children. Thomas died in June 1902 and his mother Nanny in August 1908 …

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