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KI H06

1891 Census - Address: 2 Kings Rd

Surname      First name(s)   Rel   Status    Age        Occupation                    Where Born

SALTER       Thomas         Head   M        42   Builder And Contractor(Em'er)  Shalfleet IofW SALTER       Elizabeth       Wife    M        42                                                East Hoathly SALTER       Walter J           Son    S        16   Builder's Apprentice(Em'ee)        St Leonards
SALTER       Thomas W        Son   -         14             Scholar                          St Leonards
SALTER       Percy C            Son   -          12             Scholar                          St Leonards
SALTER       Eva E              Dau   -          10             Scholar                          St Leonards
SALTER       Reginald          Son   -            8             Scholar                          St Leonards
SALTER       Archibald         Son   -            8             Scholar                          St Leonards
SALTER       Norman C        Son   -            7             Scholar                          St Leonards
MORTON     Caroline S      Niece   -           9             Scholar                           Paddington
WICKERSON   Walter      Fa-Law   W       72        Disability: Blind                   East Hoathly
WATSON   Kate              Servnt     S       16        General Servant                      Ewhurst

Archibald Salter

Private 35410,13th (Service) Bn, Gloucestershire Regiment (Forest of Dean) (Pioneers)
Enlisted in Hastings, serving as Sapper 238066 in the Royal Engineers.
Killed in action 26th April 1918. Commemorated on Panel 72-75 of the Tyne Cot Memorial.

On War Memorial in St Paul’s Church

Born about 1882 in Hastings, son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Salter. Husband of Edith Jane Salter of 83, Southwater Road, St Leonards.

1911 Census - living at 5 Stockleigh Road, St Leonards
Archibald, aged 28, Carpenter, born at St Leonards, Edith, his wife, children, Dora Edith, aged 4, and Edward, aged 1.  Also Mary Ann Hopgood, Mother in law, aged 64.

Archibald Salter, in his uniform, with his wife and 3 children

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 20 May 1916
Archibald Salter, builders' foreman and machinist, of St. Leonards. Applicant in the employ of his brother, Mr. T. Salter.— Three months granted.

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 02 September 1916
Adjourned until end of September Archibald Salter, 33. machinist etc.. employed by T. Salter, builder. St. Leonards.- Conditional exemption for three months, some public service.

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 23 December 1916
BUILDER AND HIS MACHINERY. Archibald Salter, general service, machinist and works foreman Messrs. T. Salter, builder, asked for further time'.  lt was stated that the man was indispensable and all efforts to find a successor had failed.  He had charge of several machines and if he went the business would hav« to be closed and the machinery would have to be idle until after the War or until somebody came back.— One month, final.

Thomas, Elizabeth Salter & son,  Archibald

In Loving Memory
Thomas Salter
Who Died June 1929
Aged 61 Years

Elizabeth Salter
wife of Thomas William,
died 20th May 1920
Aged 72.