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Percy Gyte (1889 - 1971)

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Percy Gyte
Born in Wombwell, Yorkshire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married in Barnsley Registartion District, Englandmap
Died in Wombwell, Yorkshire, Englandmap
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Biography

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Percy Gyte was born in , England.

Percy was born in 1889. His parents were Abraham Gyte and Mary Nuttall>[1]

In 1891 he was living with his parents and siblings at 27 George Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire[2]

In 1901 when the census was taken Percy and his sister Ada Gyte were patients in Kendray Fever Hospital, Ardsley, Yorkshire.[3]

When the 1911 census was taken Percy was living with his father and other family members at 52 George Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire. He was working as a coal miner.[4]

Percy married Clara Lawton in 1911 in Barnsley, Yorkshire.[5] They had four children.

Percy served in the 13th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment in WW1.

When the 1939 register was taken Percy, Clara and some of their children were living at 137 Blyth Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire.[6]

Percy passed away in 1971. [7][8]

Military Service

In 1914 Percy was serving with the 13th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. His service number was 373. [9] On 26 July 1916 P Gyte was listed as a casualty suffering from shell shock and scabies. Date of discharge was 23 September 1916.[10][11]

Census

  • UK census 1891 - 27 George Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire[2]
    • Abram Gyte - Head - M - 41 - Coal Miner - Derby, Birchover
    • Mary A Gyte - Wife - M - 41 - - Derby, Staveley
    • George Gyte - Son - S - 18 - Coal Miner - Yorks, Wombwell
    • Arthur Gyte - Son - S - 16 - Coal Miner - Yorks, Wombwell
    • Annie Gyte - Daur - - 14 - Scholar - Yorks, Wombwell
    • Emily Gyte - Daur - - 12 - Scholar - Yorks, Wombwell
    • Sara Gyte - Daur - - 9 - Scholar - Yorks, Wombwell
    • Ada Gyte - Daur - - 5 - - Yorks, Wombwell
    • Percy Gyte - Son - - 1 - - Yorks, Wombwell
  • UK census 1901 - Kendray Fever Hospital, Ardsley, Yorkshire[3]
  • UK census 1911 - 52 George Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire[4]
    • Abraham Gyte - 65 - Head - Widowed - No occupation late miner - Birchover Derbyshire
    • Percy Gyte - 21 - Son - Coal Miner Trammer - Wombwell, Yorkshire
    • Helen Gyte - 16 - Daughter - No occupation - Wombwell Yorkshire
    • Annie Hitch - 34 - Daughter - Married 4 year - 1 living child - House keeper - Wombwell, Yorkshire
    • Frederick William Hitch - 28 - Son in law - M 4yr - Coal miner repairs - Barnsley Yorkshire
    • Ada Hitch - 1 - Daughter - Wombwell, Yorkshire
  • 1939 register - 137 Blyth Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire[6]
    • Percy Gyte 20 Apr 1890 Male Coal Hewer Married 252 1
    • Clara Gyte 13 Sep 1892 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Single 252 2
    • Ada Gyte 10 Jan 1913 Female Cinema Attendant Single 252 3
    • On closed record.
    • Marjorie Dunkley (Gyte) 21 Apr 1920 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Single 252 5
    • Alvin Gyte 09 Apr 1933 Male At School Single 252 6

Sources

  1. General Register Office Index (Births) - GYTE, PERCY  - NUTTALL  GRO Reference: 1889  J Quarter in BARNSLEY UNION  Volume 09C  Page 241 GRO Online Birth Indexes
  2. 2.0 2.1 UK census 1891 - 27 George Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire
  3. 3.0 3.1 UK census 1891 RG13/4312/F? - Kendray Fever Hospital, Ardsley, Yorkshire
  4. 4.0 4.1 UK census 1911 - 52 George Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire
  5. General Register Office (Marriages) - Percy Gyte & Clara Lawton Jul-Aug-Sep1911 Barnsley Volume 9c Page 474
  6. 6.0 6.1 1939 register- *1939 register - 137 Blyth Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire
  7. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCY-P96R : 4 September 2014), Percy Gyte, 1971; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Staincross, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  8. GRO index (Death) - Percy Gyte Age 82 Jun 1971 Staincross Volume 2d Page 1132
  9. "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBP-DZ6Q : 23 March 2015), Percy Gyte, 1914; citing Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, York and Lancaster Regiment, regiment #13/373, publication WO 363, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 7,384,984.
  10. Forces War Records - image available Forces War record
  11. www.thegenealogist.co.uk - Military » Casualty Lists - P Gyte, Casualty Status Wounded, Rank Private, Service Number 373, Regiment York and Lancaster Regiment, Category NCO's and Men, Daily List Date 4th September 1916, Source Daily Casualty Lists Reported In Newspapers, Originally From His Majesty's Stationery Office


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