About Fred Dent
Date of Birth
19 March 1885
Barnard Castle, Durham, England
Date of Death
Q3 1971 86y
Place of Death
Yorkshire West Riding
John Watson Dent born 7 October 1848 and Phyllis (Nixon ) Dent born 13 January 1850.
Married 8 May 1875 Primitive Methodist Chapel Barnard Castle Durham England
Joseph William born 29 November 1875, Elizabeth born abt 1878, Thomas Frederic born 1880 died 1885, Mary Jane born 28 October 1882, John Watson born 18 August 1889, George Nixon born Q2 1894 died 27 September 1918 France
Mary Agnes Robinson born 4 July 1886.
Married Q3 1915 Morpeth Northumberland England
John Joseph born abt 1916, Elizabeth Alice born abt 1918, Fred born 29 June 1921, George Nixon born 2 September 1923, Thomas William born 13 January 1925, Margaret Jean born abt 1930
13th Durham Light Infantry
1901 Domestic groom?
1911 Working on family farm
1939 Sheep and stock rearing farmer
1916 - 1919 France
1891 Lingey Stell, Butterknowle, Durham, England
1901 Cockfield, Durham, England?
1911 Lingey Stell, Butterknowle, Durham, England
Lingey Steel, Copley, Durham, England
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Family Search, Forces War Records, Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Fred's brother George Nixon Dent (a widower) was killed in France and his daughter Phyllis Vera was brought up by Fred and Mary at the family farm. She later became a nurse and lived locally.
- Research by DB