Amy Hughes

Incident Date:12/10/1941
Incident Address.6 Incline Road, Hollinwood
Died Address:6 Incline Road, Hollinwood
Grave Details:F8/114 - Unmarked
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born as Amy Webster during the December quarter
1895 in the Oldham R.D. - ref: 8d/593.

1901 Census - No Trace.

1911 Census - 777 Hollinns road, Hollinwood,
Oldham.   Neice - aged: 15 - occ: Calico Weaver -
born: Hollinwood.    Head of household - Jane
Taylor - Single - aged: 58 - occ: Calico Weaver -
born: Failsworth, Manchester.   Plus May's elder
Webster sister and two Taylor aunts.

Married William Hughes during the September
quarter 1927 in the Oldham R.D. - ref: 8d/2323.

1939 National Registration - 6 Incline Road,
Oldham.   William Hughes - born on the 4th January
1900 - Married - occ: Draughtsman Mechanic.   Amy
Hughes - born on the 7th October 1895 - Married -
occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.   John W. Hughes -
born on the 20th January 1928 - Single - At
School.   There is one redacted record at this
address.   This could have been one of their two
daughters, either - Audrey Hughes (b.1930) or Ida
M. Hughes (b.1931).

CWGC - of 6 Incline Road, Hollinwood. Wife of
William Hughes. Died at 6 Incline Road.


German Bombing Raid on Oldham the night of the
12th/13th October 1941

According to the Ministry of Security's Bomb
Census for the raids of the 12th/13th October
1941, a total of 26 H.E. bombs fell on Oldham that
night.  19 exploded and 7 were U.X.Bs.  There were
no oil bombs dropped nor any incendiary bombs.

Red Warning was sounded at 23.06 hrs on the 12th
and White (all clear) at 00.58 hrs on the 13th.

There was no Balloon Barrage in place over Oldham
that night.  Visibility was 'Fair' and there was
no cloud cover.

15 German aircraft took part in the raid at
heights of 5,400 feet and 16,700 feet.  The
aircraft criss-crossed over the area - at 23.10
hrs on the 12th and at 00.10 hrs on the 13th.

A total of 27 civilians were killed in this
bombing raid.  A summary of these 26 bombs can be
seen under "Memorials".

Oldham (Oldham MBC)
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