See also

Family of Percy CHEESMAN and May THORNLEY

Husband: Percy CHEESMAN (1884-1967)
Wife: May THORNLEY
Children: Margaret CHEESMAN

Husband: Percy CHEESMAN

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Percy CHEESMAN

Name: Percy CHEESMAN
Sex: Male
Father: William Norwood CHEESMAN (1847-1925)
Mother: Margaret Ellen BURTON (1858-1963)
Birth 26 Aug 1884
Residence 1953 (age 68-69) Pocklington, East Yorkshire
Death 27 Jan 1967 (age 82)

Wife: May THORNLEY

Name: May THORNLEY
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -

Child 1: Margaret CHEESMAN

Name: Margaret CHEESMAN
Sex: Female
Spouse: Charles BAILEY

Note on Husband: Percy CHEESMAN

The last Cheesman of the drapers and furnishers shops in Selby. Cheesmans (Selby) Ltd. was founded in 1823 and sold to Wetherell's (the shop between the two Cheesman's shops) in the 1950's. The drapery department was in 15/16, The Crescent, Selby, and the furniture department was in No.13, with Wetherell's in No.14.

He was an athlete & sportsman. A Captain in the West Yorkshire 35th (Selby Company) infantry rifles wounded in the First World War, and taken prisoner. When he returned from the war the family lived above the shop's furniture department in No.13.