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Roll of Honour

Hartlepool seafarers lost at sea

Horswell, Albert Edward

29 Robinson Street, West Hartlepool
West Hartlepool

Lost on the steamship Aigburth, of Liverpool. 

Albert Edward Horswell was born at Hartlepool around 1891, the son of Albert Edward and Sarah Jane Horswell. of 20, Alexandra Street, WH, and the late Albert Edward Horswell. [29 Robinson St.]
Albert's father died while he was still a young boy, and the 1901 Census lists his mother as Head of the House (occupation as Charwoman), living at No.11 (probably), John Street, Hartlepool, with children Albert (aged 10), Alice (8), Frederick (6), and Sarah (3).

Sarah appears to have re-married, as on the 1911 Census she is recorded as Sarah Croker. The orignal address listed on this document is given as No.25, Adelaide Street, West Hartlepool, however, this has been changed to No.12, Arthur Street, West Hartlepool.
Also in the house at this time are her sons Robert (now aged 21, a Cast Iron Dresser), Albert (19, a Fettler), Fred (16, Errand Boy), and daughters Lizzie (13, at school - possibly named as Sarah on the 1901 Census), and 1-year old Doris Croker. Also listed in the house is Harry Croft, a Boarder.

Albert appears not to have married, and Memorial records give his address at the time of his death as No.20, Alexandra Street, West Hartlepool.