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This is still a very much "work in progress" project and I am working my way through  information provided by others who link into the families on this tree in order to  verify my own.  I am most grateful for the help and information provided so far.

DETAILS OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
 WW1
 1884-1917 ASHLEY, Arthur (Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium) YH 1881-1915 ASHLEY, Frederick C (Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France) YH 1889-1918 ASHLEY, Timothy (Pernes British Cemetary, Pas des Calais, France) YH 1889-1915 BEDFORD, Harry (Loos Memorial, Pas des Calais, France) 1896-1915 CARTER, Charles (Loos Memorial, Pas des Calais, France) YH 1892-1916 CARTER, Thomas E (Serre Road Cemetary No 2, Somme, France) YH 1880-1915 DAWKES, George M (Ploegstreet Memorial, Belgium) DENTON 1896-1916 DOWNING, George J (Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France) YH 1898-1917 EVANS, Harold (Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium) YH 1895-1916 FRAIEL, Thomas W (Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France) YH 1890-1917 HENMAN, Francis G (Arras Memorial, Pas des Calais, France) DENTON 1899-1918 HOLLOWELL, Frederick E (Glageon Communal Cemetary Ext, France) DENTON 1898-1917 FOSTER, John W (Menin Gate Memorial,Ypres) NEWNHAM 1894-1916 LACK, Albert (Vermelles British Cemetary, Pas des Calais, France) YH 1898-1917 LOVE, John Archibald (Sailly au Bois Military Cemetary) KINGSTHORPE 1880-1916 MANNING, Frank Wallis (Boulogne Eastern Cemetary)FAR COTTON 1891-1917 MANNING, Percy (Fins New British Cemetary, France) FAR COTTON 1897-1915 MINNEY, Fred (Denton, St Margaret New Churchyard) DENTON 1887-1915 PARTRIDGE, George W (Le Touret Memorial, Pas des Calais, France) YH 1893-1915 ROBINSON, George (Lillers Community Cemetary, Pas des Calais, France) YH 1894-1918 ROBINSON, James E (Vis En Artois Memorial, Pas des Calais, France) DENTON 1885-1919 ROBINSON, James W (Douai British Cemetary, Cuincy, France) YH 1879-1917 ROBINSON, Samuel (Regina Trench Cemetary, Grandcourt, France) 1890-1918 ROBINSON, Wallace (Vis En Artois Memorial, Pas des Calais, France) DENTON

WW2
 1925-1944 MINNEY, Edgar G (Robin) YH
 1926-1944 REDGRAVE, Lionel Barrington (Portsmouth Naval Memorial)

OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALLIST
 Sidney (Sydney) John Robinson born Denton 1876, son of William and Rebecca struck not  just Gold but Silver and Bronze too in the 1900 Paris Olympics.  He was a middle- distance athlete who specialised in the steeplechase.  He won Gold in the 5000 metres  team race, Silver in 2500 metres steeplechase and bronze in the 4000 metres  steeplechase.  As well as a successful athlete, he worked as Postmaster and Carpenter  in Denton.

TRANSPORTEES
 The 1841 Northampton Mercury Newspaper carried the following report: "Joseph Bedford 21, William Downing 31, and James Underwood 21 (George James  Underwood, charged with the wilful murder of John Dunkley at the parish of Yardley  Hastings, on the 6th October last".
 All three accused can be found in this tree.
 John Dunkley was a local gamekeeper who chanced upon the 3 who were thought to be  poaching.  Somehow, a gun was fired leaving Dunkley dead and 3 arrests were made.   None of the three would admit to pulling the trigger so they were all transported.

BIGAMY
 I am currently sifting through some details of what looks like a case of bigamy  possibly concerning Ann Elizabeth Bedford born 1847.  Ann married Joseph Robinson in  1866 but he was absent on the 1871 census when she was living with her aunt Mary  Smart.  Ann then married again in 1873 to William Rainbow but as Ann Bedford and not  Ann Robinson.  So far I have found no trace of a death of Joseph Robinson between  1866 and 1873.


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