James Barber – Private 25090

James was born in 1882
He married Eveline Barber in 1908. Eveline was born 1887 in Thornhill Edge. They had two sons
Son – Harry B. (b 1908 in Dewsbury)
Son – Willie B (b.1909 in Garforth)
In 1911 they were living in Lidgett Cottages, Garforth where James was 29 years old and working as Labourer in a Lime Quarry.
He enlisted in 7th Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
James died of his wounds on 24th September 1916.
Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte
Departement de la Somme
Picardie, France
Plot: I. H. 46.
Commonwealth Graves Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte

James Barber Certificate

Family Details
Father – Matthew B. (b. 1839 in Garforth) In 1901 he was living in Barley Hill with his 18 year old son Henry and was a Market Gardener.
Mother – Sarah B. (b. 1855 in York) Former Married name Barber nee Key Matthew B was her second Husband. In 1901 she was shown as a house keeper for George Beevors a farmer living at the Farm House, Church House.
Brother – Henry B ( b. 1883 in Garforth) in 1901 he was living with father Matthew in Barley Hill.
Brother – William B. (b. 1886 in Garforth) in 1901 living as a servant with Mother Sarah and James at George Beevor’s Farm, Church House.

Sarah married first Husband Amos in 1872.They had four children.
Daughter – Ruth Born 1872
Son – James Born 1875
Daughter – Emma Born 1876
Son – Fred Born 1878
Amos died 1879 aged 30