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(d.15th Jun 1915)
William Stamford died age 40 as a result of an air raid on his workplace. Born in Berwick in 1875, he was the son of William and Catherine Stamford (nee Poppelwell) and husband of Elizabeth Ann Stamford (nee Proudlock) He is buried in Jarrow Cemetery.
Stamford immediate family: William Stamford born Belford 1855 (occupation General Draper 1881) (residence 11 Claremont Street Gateshead 1881), Catherine Stamford born Coldingham Scotland 1856, William Stamford born Berwick 1875, David P. Stamford born 1877 Berwick, George Stamford born 1896 Wingate (occupation Underground Hauling Engineman), William Stamford born Berwick 1875 (occupation Engineer (steam) 1891 - Colliery Fitter 1911), (married 1903 in Gateshead) (residence 48 Temperance Terrace Ushaw Moor 1911), Elizabeth Ann Stamford born Hetton le Hole 1878, William Stamford born 1905 East Jarrow, Catherine Stamford born 1908 East Jarrow.
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