Albert Byard


Coldstream Guards 26812 Reserve Battalion

Albert was born in Alfreton in about 1891, the son of Francis and Thirza Ann Byard.

1918 Voters List
Albert Byard, Park Head, absent on military service

Army Pension Record
Albert Byard, Park Head Crich, 24years 11 month, miner, married. Height 5ft 8½ weight 125lb, Methodist. Next of Kin Elizabeth Byard (nèe Bates), wife, Park head, Crich (married 20 Nov 1915, registry office, Belper); son Albert 16 May 1917. Enlisted 24/6/16; posted Coldstream Guards 29/4/18; discharged 14/12/1918 under Para 392 (xxva); defective vision.


1901: Bole Hill, Wirksworth

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Francis Byard Head 37 Cottage gardener Ashleyhay
Thirza Ann Byard wife 29   Dentshead, Yorks
Philip H Byard son 10   Wirksworth
Albert Byard son 10   Alftreton
John W Byard son 6   Alfreton
Thomas S Byard son 4   Wirksworth
Ann Stafford mother in law 65   Wirksworth

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1911: Parkhead, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Francis Byard Head 47 An invalid Wirksworth
Thirza Ann Byard wife 40   Black Moss, Yorks
Philip Henry Byard son 20 Loader in the pit day shift Wirksworth
Albert Byard son 17 Corpral in the pit day shift Wirksworth
John William Byard son 16 Pony driver in the afternoons Wirksworth
Thomas Spencer Byard son 14 Pony driver in the day shifts Wirksworth
Girtrude Byard daughter 9 School Wirksworth
Thirza Ann Byard daughter 4   Wirksworth

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Albert Byard's brother John William Byard and nephew James Byard are also on the Roll of Honour.