BENJAMIN ROBERT CUNNINGTON

 

Born: 1877, Hackney, Middlesex.

Died: 8th June 1915; age: 38; Died of Bronchitis at Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Shaftesbury.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 2716.

Regiment: London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), 4th Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

D.40.12.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles Frederick & Laura Cunnington; husband of Stella Gladys Cunnington, of 171, Lancaster Road, New Barnet, Hertfordshire.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   8, New Street, Hackney, Middlesex.

 

Benjamin was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles Frederick Cunnington, 39, a Carpenter, born Shoreditch, Middlesex.

Laura Harrison Cunnington (nee Tunmer), 36, born Aldgate, Middlesex.

Emma Ann Cunnington, 15, a Boot Paste Fitter, Bethnal Green, Middlesex.

Henry James Cunnington, 14, an Errand Boy, born Bethnal Green.

Laura Harrison Cunnington, 12, born Mile End, Middlesex.

Arthur Edward Cunnington, 10, born Mile End.

Joseph Tunmer Cunnington, 9, born Shoreditch.

Rebecca Mary Cunnington, 7, born Hackney.

David Edgar Cunnington, 4 weeks, born Hackney – died 1901, Hackney.

 

1891   39, Regents Row, Shoreditch, Middlesex.

 

Benjamin was 14 years old, a Stationers Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 49, a Carpenter.

Laura, 46.

Henry, 24, a Cabinet Maker.

Arthur, 20, a Cabinet Maker.

Joseph, 19, a Cabinet Maker.

Rebecca, 17, a Ladies Boot Upper Fitter.

 

 

1901   39, Regents Row, Shoreditch, Middlesex.

 

Benjamin was 24 years old, a Cabinet Maker. He was living with his parents.

Charles, 59.

Laura, 56.

 

Benjamin’s mother, Laura Harrison Cunnington died 1909, Hackney. His father, Charles Frederick Cunnington died May 1916, at 156, Markhouse Road, Walthamstow, Essex.

 

In 1915, Barnet, Middlesex, Benjamin married Stella Gladys Roads, born 1892, East Barnet, Middlesex.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Stella Cunnington – widow.

London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), 4th Battalion.

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