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Howard as a young child

Howard Andrew Hingston = Ann(ie) May Watson1

Married 11 October 1911, Barrow-in-Furness2

Howard Andrew Hingston:

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Howard in about 1910

Born 21 September 1877, Smethwick3

Baptised 1 March 1886, St John's East Harborne4

Died 29 May 1946, Grange-over-Sands

Occupation: Engineering Draughtsman

Howard began work at Tangye's as an office boy at a tender age, and described in the 1901 census as a mechanical engineer, in which year he moved to Vickers shipyard at Barrow-in-Furness as an engineering draughtsman. He remained there until he retired in 1943.

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Howard in 1945

Ann(ie) May Watson:

Alias Ann(ie) May Hingston (11 October 1911)

Born 19 December 1883, Ulverston

Died 27 December 1961, Stockport, Manchester

Occupation: nurse

Annie (as she was consistently known throughout her life) was working as a dressmaker at the time of the 1901 census, but was determined to escape the shackles of home life and insisted on training to become a nurse allegedly for that reason. She is said to have shown equal insistance in marrying, but she made a success of both and ended her working life running a nursing home at Grange-over-Sands.


Margaret Hingston

Born 1 May 1913, Barrow-in-Furness

Died January 1998

Elizabeth Hingston

Born 1916

Died 1986

James Andrew Hingston

Born 23 May 1918, Barrow-in-Furness

Died 2 March 1988, York

Treeby Watson Hingston

Born 1920

Died October 1985, Northallerton

Occupation: Quantity Surveyor

Honor Hingston

Born 1922


1 : Annie is the form she always used and appears on her marriage certificate.

2 : Marriage certificate. Married at St Paul's Church, Parish of Newbarns and Hawes.

3 : Birth certificate. Address given as Raglan Rd Smethwick

4 : From note by father

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