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Frederick William Throup (1859 - 1921)

Frederick William Throup
Born in Damside, Keighley, Yorkshire,
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1 Jan 1885 in St Philip's Church, Salford, Lancashiremap
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Died at age 62 in Salford, Lancashire,
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Frederick was born in 1859 at Damside, Keighley, Yorkshire.[1] His father, Emanuel's, occupation is given as "Butcher" on his birth certificate. His mother is named as Caroline Throup formerly Illingworth. In 1861 he was still living at Damside .[2] In 1871 he was living in Halifax, Yorkshire[3] but by 1881 he had moved to Salford, Lancashire[4][5][6] where he remained at various addresses for the rest of his life. His occupations as stated in the censuses include fruiterer, hawker, coster monger, labourer in shipyard and lighter man.

On 1st January 1885 he married Sarah Anne Roscoe at St Philip's Church, Salford, Lancashire.[7]Frederick and Sarah had at least six children, three of which (Maria Maud, Ernest and Arthur) died in infancy. Another son (George Frederick) died at Gallipoli in 1915.[8]

Frederick died on 4th May 1921 of broncho pneumonia.[9]


  1. Birth certificate. Personal copy in file of John Throup.
  2. UK census for 1861 taken on 7th April.
  3. UK census for 1871 taken on 2nd April.
  4. UK census for 1881 taken on 3rd April.
  5. UK census for 1891 taken on 5th April.
  6. UK census for 1901 taken on 31st March.
  7. Marriage certificate. Personal copy in file of John Throup.
  8. 'Hell Let Loose' The 1/7th (Salford) Territorial Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers 1914-1915. Neil Drum & Roger Dowson. 2005. ISBN 1 85216 162 0.
  9. Death certificate. Personal copy in file of John Throup.

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