Violet Priest

Violet was born in 1897 in Doncaster to William Priest, a Blacksmith, (b. 1864 in Wolverhamton) and Polly nee Vessey. (b. 1868 in Crowle).

In 1901 the family were living at 35 Union Street, Doncaster, Violet had an older sister called Ethel who was born in 1893 in Doncaster.

By the next census in 1911 the family were living at 36 Union Street, by which time Violet had more siblings, Marie b. 1902, Dorothy b. 1904, William b. 1906 and  Clarice b. 1910. It is recorded in total eight children being born, two having died.

On 24 December, 1921 aged 24 Violet married George William  at St. James Church, Doncaster, they both gave their address as 26 John Street, Doncaster, George was a Miner and Violet was a Waitress.

Violet and George had a daughter Patricia Mary Williams who was born on 5 June, 1927.

Sadly in 1932 Violet died.

In the 1939 Register, George is living at 26 John Street with his mother-in-law Polly Priest and her family William Priest, Clarice Northrop, Marie and her husband Edgar Shread along with two other occupants (records closed).

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