Attenborough, John James

John James 


1878 - 1916
Rank Sergeant
Service no.178159
Regiment Canadian Infantry 1st Bn.


John James

Born 1878 in Leicester his mother’s maiden name is given as Hartopp his marriage to Elizabeth Hiam on 14th November 1903 at St James Church, gives his father’s name as Thomas

Thomas Attenborough & Sarah Hartopp were married at St Margaret’s Church 28th November 1868

1891 Census Lorrimer Road, Aylestone, Blaby, Leicestershire,
Thomas AttenboroughHead MarriedMale40 1851 Boot & Shoe Laster Leicester,
Sarah A AttenboroughWife MarriedFemale39 1852 Hosiery Hand Leicestershire,
William AttenboroughSon Single Male20 1871 Coal Maker Leicestershire,
Thomas AttenboroughSon Single Male 18 1873 Labourer At Saw Mills Leicester,
Edward AttenboroughSon Single Male15 1876 Rivetter Boot & Shoe Leicestershire,
John Attenborough Son – Male 13 1878 Boot & Shoe FinisherLeicestershire,
Caroline AttenboroughDaughter- Female11 1880 Scholar Leicestershire,
Sarah AttenboroughDaughter- Female9 1882 Scholar Leicestershire,
Robert AttenboroughSon – Male 7 1884 Scholar Leicestershire,
Elizabeth AttenboroughDaughter- Female5 1886 Scholar Leicestershire,
Ethel AttenboroughDaughter- Female3 1888 Scholar Leicestershire,
Clara AttenboroughDaughter- Female1 1890 – Leicestershire,
Walter AttenboroughNephew- Male11 1880 Scholar Leicestershire,
Caroline AttenboroughMother Widow Female67 1824 Laundress Leicestershire,

1911 Census 83 Lorraine Road Leicester,
John James Attenborough Head Married Male 32 1879 Rubber Hand Leics
Elizabeth Attenborough Wife Married Female 34 1877 – Leicester Leics
John James Attenborough Son – Male 7 1904 – Leicester Leics
Celia Attenborough Son – Male 4 1907 – Leicester Leics
Norah Attenborough Daughter – Female 1 1910 – Leicester Leics

He died on 17 December 1916 aged 37 and is
Remembered with Honour at Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-Au-Bois

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