Joseph Berents

First NameJoseph
Middle Name
Last NameBerents
Date of birth1908
Family MembersIrma Berents (sibling), Johanna Hens (other), Marie Barents (sibling)
Arrival in the UKOctober 1914
NotesSource: Halifax Weekly Courier 17 October 1914. Two families comprised of father, mother and four children and the other, parents and one child arrive in Halifax. The smaller family was taken to a cottage at Ogden. The other families went to the Holiday Home, Triangle. The families comprised of Baetens, Hens and Berents all from Malines. Source: National Archives Belgian Refugees History Cards MH/61. Corneil Hens (31), Johanna(38) nee Berents, Jack(4) and Josephine(7 weeks). (Ages entered 4 January 1918. Josephine’s Birth registered in last quarter 1917as Josephine E Hens). Living at 39 Windle Royd Lane, Cote Hill, Halifax. Home 36 Eike St, Malines. Corneil a Baker. Marie(14), Irma(11) and Joseph(10) Berents are listed on the History Card which suggests they were living with the Hens, Johanna being their auntie. Added by Graham Bradshaw- Halifax Great War Heritage Society-
Belgian Addresses
  • Malines, Belgium
UK Addresses
  • Triangle, Sowerby Bridge, UK
  • 39 Windle Royd Lane, Halifax, UK

Malines, Belgium

Triangle, Sowerby Bridge, UK

39 Windle Royd Lane, Halifax, UK