|Coldstream Guards||26812||Reserve Battalion|
Photos courtesy Sue Highton
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.
1939 Register: Bole Hill, Wirksworth
Albert Byard b.7 May 1893; colliery hewer, below ground
Edith V Byard b.16 July 1887
Muriel Barbara Insley, Allen, (Byard) b.1 May 1926 school
Francis W Byard b.21 June 1929; school
Clifford Byard b.5 June 1919; lead miner, below ground
Albert Byard married Edith V Shimwell in 1933 December qtr (Belper reg district).
His first wife Elizabeth (nèe Bates) died in September qtr 1933 aged 37.
1901: Bole Hill, Wirksworth
|Thirza Ann||Byard||wife||29||Dentshead, Yorks|
|Ann||Stafford||mother in law||65||Wirksworth|
1911: Parkhead, Crich
|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|