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George Henry Hardy whom  according to a newspaper clipping [ Shown below } we have was an ardent member and worker of the Whinney Hill Wesleyan Church of Thrybergh. His address at that time was No. 1 Lilac Cottages at Thrybergh We have established that he died early August 1932 and his memorial service was held at the Wesleyan Church on Doncaster Road. George was a former Metropolitan Police Inspector.

In 1881 George was found living with his parents as follows

William HARDY   Head   M   Male   56   Scarl ?, Lincoln, England   Pit Laborer    
 Sarah HARDY   Wife   M   Female   57   Fenton, Lincoln, England       
 John F. HARDY   Son   U   Male   27   Newark, Nottingham, England   Farm Laborer (Ag)    
 George H. HARDY   Son   U   Male   21   Potterhanworth, Lincoln, England   Pit Laborer    
 Fredk. A. HARDY   Son      Male   13   Wales, York, England   Unemployed    
  Dwelling   Main Street
  Census Place Aston Cum Aughton, York, England
  Public Records Office Reference   RG11 Piece / Folio   4670 / 89 Page Number   7




In 1901 George and Ellen are found at Bermondsey


George  Hardy 41 ... Lincoln London Bermondsey Sergeant Of Police
Ellen  Hardy 38 Whiston Yorks London Bermondsey

George married July 31 1882 and died at age 72 --2 day's after his 50th wedding anniversary.
The family arrived at Thrybergh around 1927 as the newspaper article states they had been members of the Wesleyan Church for five years.

It is believed that George spent considerable years in the Rotherham area having made numerous friends from nearby Wickersley, Aughton and Bramley, plus the many from Thrybergh and Dalton.



Below are the comments George wrote about the photo above



No 1 Lilac Cottage Thrybergh
Can anyone verify the location of Lilac Cottages at Thrybergh








Text  copyright Phil and Delwyn Martin
You can see a photo of George as a young policeman here


Many thanks to Phil and Delwyn for sharing their family here on this site, they live in New Zealand and would very much appreciate if anyone can help with further information about George and his family. If you can help then please contact

Phil and Delwyn


The following email was received 15/10/07


My name is Julie McCafferty and I have been tracing my mother's family tree and came across your website about Thrybergh, Yorks in my research.
You have on there a George Henry Hardy and he is my great, great grandfather. His daughter Ellen (later Fielding) is my mother's grandmother. In my research I have found that he was born in Potter Hanworth, Lincs in 1860 and his wife was Ellen Torr, born in Whiston, Rotherham in 1863.
I know he lived in Bermondsey, London in the late 1890's/early 1900's as my great grandmother, Ellen (his daughter) was born there. He moved at some point to a village called Deeping St James nr Peterborough where my mother is from and from there I am presuming moved back to the Rotherham area. I know he worked as a yard foreman in Deeping St James as this is on my great grandmothers marriage certificate.
Julie McCafferty






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