He died in 1938, and Dorothy continued running the pub until 1957.
She only had one child, my grandfather, also called Samuel, who was captured in north Africa in the second world war and made a prisoner of war in Italy and then Germany. She then lived in that row of cottages by the bridge on Bridge Road.
He and Rose moved to Sheffield to become a school attendance officer and the other sisters followed.
Four of the sisters were unmarried and shared a house together.
A quick email -from Italy- to say thanks for the wonderful website. After doing a little research, we discovered that it formerly belonged to Charles Edward Ridgway Girdlestone.