Florence Fozzard

(born 1919 died 4 Oct 2010 Leyton, Essex)

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Maternal grandmother: Sarah Hannah Embley (born 27 Apr 1864 Oldham, Lancashire died Jan 1935)  

married 1885 Oldham, Lancashire

Maternal grandfather: John William Robertshaw (born 1864 Lancashire) (born Lancashire )  


Paternal grandmother: Annie Roberts (born 1867 Holmfirth, Yorkshire )  

Paternal grandfather: Jesiah Fozzard (born 1866 Saddleworth, Yorkshire )  


Mother: Florence Robertshaw (born 1889 Oldham, Lancashire died 1981)  

married 1916 Oldham, Lancashire

Father John Roberts Fozzard (born 16 May 1892 Oldham, Lancashire died 1965)  

Husband: Frank Alexander Middlemiss (born 25.3.1920 Leyton, Essex )   View NotesHide notes  

Frank “was born at 38, Canterbury Road, Leyton and educated at Canterbury Road School, Leyton, and the Leyton County High School, along with his cousins Ernest and Douglas. He spent the 2nd World War in the Royal Army Medical Corps, serving in all the countries from India to Italy. He was taken prisoner on the Anzio beachhead in February 1944 and spent fourteen months as a prisoner of war in Italy and Germany. When he eventually came out of the Army he was fortunate enough to obtain a Government Further Education grant and went to London University, where he took his B.Sc. (and later his Ph.D.) in Geology.

“He was taken on to the staff of his own college (Queen Mary College) and remained there for the rest of his working life, gradually rising through the ranks of Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, University Reader and finally Emeritus Reader. He loved his job, as he always got on well with students, and went on working until he was 76. From 1981 until 2004 he was Chairman of ACE Residents' Association, the residents' association covering the whole of his part of Woodford.

“In his first week at the College he met fellow student Florence Fozzard (9th February 1919- ), from Oldham, and they were married in 1949. Florence had spent the war years as Secretary, Bursar and Assistant Matron at a boys' boarding school in her native Oldham and had come to College as a mature student. Afterwards she had a variety of jobs, mainly secretarial, including being Personal Secretary to the man who ran the National Industrial Relations Court, and she finished up by being an Inspector in the Department of Health and Social Security until she retired at the age of sixty.”

Frank Middlemiss online notes

Daughter: Stella Margaret Middlemiss (born 1951 ) 1 children  

Husband: Stephen Henry Remnant Redburn (born 1951 ?? )  

Daughter: Lorna Beatrice Remnant Redburn (born 1994 )  

Daughter: Joan Florence Middlemiss (born 1956 ) 4 children  

Husband: Nigel Ridgway (born 1956 )  

Daughter: Jennifer Catherine Ridgway (born 1982 )  

Daughter: Felicity Mary Ridgway (born 1985 )  

Son: Lawrence Sidney Nigel Ridgway (born 1988 )  

Son: Timothy Ivor Ridgway (born 1995 )  

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Census records:

1871 Spring Mill, Toll Bar House, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Ridi
Shaw Thomas Head Marr M 65 1806 Tollgate Keeper Yorkshire, Huddersfield 4033
Shaw Elizabeth Wife Marr F 55 1816 Household Occupation Yorkshire, Sowerby Bridge 4034
Fozzard Jessiah Grandson M 5 1866 Scholar Yorkshire, Saddleworth 4022
Standhaven Joseph M 25 1846
Standhaven Sarah Ann F 20 1851 4032

1881 56, Greenwood Street, Lancashire
Embley Sarah Head Widow F 47 1834 Ripponden, Yorkshire 4040
Embley William Henry Son Single M 22 1859 Cotton Piecer Oldham, Lancashire 4041
Embley Elizabeth Daughter Single F 19 1862 Cotton Weaver Oldham, Lancashire 4042
Embley Sarah Hannah Daughter Single F 16 1865 Cotton Reeler Oldham, Lancashire 4028

1881 Heywood Lane, Yorkshire (West riding)
Standins Joseph Head Married M 57 1824 Gardener (M) Saddleworth, Yorkshire
Standins Sarah A Wife Married F 40 1841 Greetland, Yorkshire 4032
Fozzard Jesiah Son Single M 15 1866 Cotton Piecer Saddleworth, Yorkshire 4022

1891 Darker Street, Oldham, Lancashire
Robertshaw John W Head Married M 26 1865 Grocer Lancashire, Oldham 4039
Robertshaw Sarah H Wife Married F 26 1865 Lancashire, Oldham 4028
Robertshaw Thomas Son M 4 1887 Lancashire, Oldham 4029
Robertshaw Florrie Daughter F 1 1890 Lancashire, Oldham 4020
Embley Helena Visitor F 1 1890 Lancashire, Oldham

1901 411, Ripponden Road, Lancashire
Fozzard Jesiah Head Married M 35 1866 Police Constable Saddleworth, Yorkshire 4022
Fozzard Annie Wife Married F 34 1867 Holmfirth, Yorkshire 4023
Fozzard Mary Hannah Daughter F 10 1891 Oldham, Lancashire 4024
Fozzard John Robt Son M 8 1893 Oldham, Lancashire 4021
Fozzard Herbert Son M 6 1895 Oldham, Lancashire 4025
Fozzard Charles Son M 3 1898 Oldham, Lancashire 4026
Fozzard Florence Daughter F 0 1901 Oldham, Lancashire 4030

1911 411 Ripponden Road, Oldham, Lancashire
Fozzard Jesiah Head Married M 45 1866 Police Constable Yorkshire Saddleworth 4022
Fozzard Annie Wife Married F 44 1867 - Yorkshire Holmfirth 4023
Fozzard Mary Hannah Daughter Single F 20 1891 Cardroom Operative Speed Tenter Cotton Lancashire Oldham 4024
Fozzard John Roberts Son Single M 18 1893 Apprentice Fitter Iron Lancashire Oldham 4021
Fozzard Herbert Son Single M 16 1895 Weaver Cotton Lancashire Oldham 4025
Fozzard Charles Son Single M 13 1898 Weaver Cotton Lancashire Oldham 4026
Fozzard Sarah Ann Daughter Single F 8 1903 School Lancashire Oldham 4027

1911 449 Ripponden R Oldham Lancashire, Lancashire
Radcliffe William Head Married M 57 1854 Warehouseman Lancashire Oldham
Radcliffe Sarah Hannah Wife Married F 47 1864 Housekeeper Lancashire Oldham 4028
Robertshaw Thomas Stepson Single M 24 1887 Joiner Lancashire Oldham 4029
Robertshaw Florence Stepdaughter Single F 21 1890 Cotton Weaver Lancashire Oldham 4020