Walker, William Ernest

n the 1901 census he was 14 years old and was living at 12 Health street, Shotton. He had been born in Sandycroft. The head of the household was his Aunt Fanny Price who was a 35 year old widow born in Staffordshire. She had two young children Thomas George Price who was 2 and Mary Edith Price who was 6 months. Both of these children were born in Mold.

Living with her was her 77 year old father William Walker who came from Shropshire and her brother Samuel Ernest Walker a 28 year old shoemaker from Sandycroft.

There were three lodgers or boarders. Two of them were from Belfast and they were vulcanite manufacturers and the third was a galvaniser from London.

On William Ernest’s Commonwealth War Grave Certificate it states that he was the
‘Son of Fanny Price of 17 Garden Place, Mold.’


William is also named on the Hawarden Memorial. Follow the link

Learn more about the other soldiers on the Mold Urban Memorial

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