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Wednesday, 25 August 2021

Bessie Ann Ridgeway and William Ambrose Quick

Bampton Street, Tiverton
cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Roger Cornfoot - geograph.org.uk/p/1211977

Bessie Ann Ridgeway, daughter of Thomas Ridgway and Ann Tooze, married William Ambrose Quick (b. 2 May 1885), son of George Quick and Mary Winzer, in Tiverton in 1906. Five years earlier, in 1901, Bessie had been employed as Servant in the household of Thomas Heath, Postmaster, at 11, Bampton Street, Tiverton. William Quick (15), at that time, was a Tailor's apprentice.

William and Bessie had three sons:

  1. George Ridgeway Quick born 8 Feb 1907
  2. Kenneth William Quick born 7 Jan 1911
  3. Hedley C Quick born 18 Aug 1918
George and Kenneth were both baptised on 5 Jul 1911 at St Peter's Church.

In 1911, at 1 Brickfield Terrace, Martins Lane, Tiverton, Bessie Ann Quick (31) was a Boarding house keeper. Living with her were sons George Ridgeway Quick (4) and Kenneth William Quick (0) and three boarders: Annie Cuthbert (52), Thomas Jenkinson (28) and Edward Jenkinson (26). William Quick (25) Tailor, was a patient at the Tiverton Infirmary And Dispensary in Bampton Street.

Tiverton : Barrington Street & The Barley Mow
cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Lewis Clarke - geograph.org.uk/p/1601864

In 1926, Kenneth William Quick (15) enlisted in the Royal Artillery.

In 1939, the family were living at 104 Barrington Street, Tiverton with William A Quick, Tailor; Bessie A Quick; Hedley C Quick, Glove Cutter. Living with them was Ellen Sampson, widow, Bessie's younger sister.

William A Quick died in 1952, aged 67. Bessie A Quick died in 1956, aged 75.

If you're related to any of the people written about, I'm guessing you'll recognise them from the surnames. If you are, do please get in touch.