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Place: Tansley, Matlock
Property / Street / Road: The Moor Farm
Date: 1911
Description/Historical Information: Mr. William Andrew Hughes, with stick, outside the farm house which had been with the Hughes family for many generations. There is possibly a butter churn outside the front door. William Andrew was by this time well over 70; he had begun working when only seven years old. The 1911 census records him as 77 and describes him as a small farmer. He was living with his wife and 4 of their children. The farm was called Redhill Farm, Tansley Moor in that census. His eldest daughter, Rose, who filled in the census form, was then working for Horace Loveday in Matlock.
He passed away on 29 June 1915
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
He is listed as Andrew Hughes in Kelly's 1891 Directory, Tansley
Image Reference: VLA9841
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