William Bretland b 1853 & James Bretland b 1854
William Bretland, married Henrietta Cowap, in 1876. Henrietta the daughter of Edmund Stephenson Cowap. The 1881 census showed them living at 33 Oxton Street,Walton on hill, Lancashire, England with daughter Amy Beatrice Bretland aged 2 yrs.
Henrietta died in childbirth in 1885 and it is believed William married again. Amy appeared on the 1891 Census living with her grandparents Robert & Mary Bretland
James married Mary Elizabeth Cowap the sister of Henrietta Cowap, Williams wife. They had no children. It is believed James spent some time in Brazil as a tea planter before returning to Manchester where he later died.
Amy later married James Thompson 1912 in West Derby
William Bretland m Henrietta Cowap
Harold Launcelot m 1912 Minnie Gladis Oddy
b 1882 b 1888
Harold was an elementary school teacher who taught at Anfield Road
He was a member of the All Aliens RFC 1908 - 1912
Harold died in the 1st World war
Service No: 46633
Date of Death: 09/12/1916
Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 13th Bn.
Grave Reference Plot 2. Row A. Grave 10.
Cemetery BERTRANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY