James Marshall

Incident Date:13/10/1941
Incident Address.58 Manley Road
Died Address:58 Manley Road
Grave Details:Unmarked
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Oldham (Leesfield) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1866 in the Oldham
R.D. - ref: 8d/552, the son of James & Mary Ann

His father died in late 1866 - aged: 62.   His
mother then married Miles Lawton in 1868.

1871 Census - 4 Kershaw Square, Oldham.   Son -
aged: 5 - born: Oldham.  Head of household - Miles
Lawton - Married - aged: 40 - occ: Self Acting
Minder - born: Oldha.   Also - Mary A. Lawton
(James' mother) - Wife - aged: 44 - born:
Lichfield, Staffordshire.   Plus 6

1881 Census - 13 Cranberry Street, Oldham.

1891 Census - 44 Roundthorne Road, Oldham.

Married Harriet Crrabtree during the September
quarter 1891 in the Oldham R.D. - ref: 8d/959.

1901 Census - 25 Vincent Street, Oldham.    Hedad
of household - Married - aged: 35 - occ: Operative
Cotton Spinner - born: Oldham.  Also Harriet
Marshall - Wife - aged: 27 - born: Widnes,
Lancashire.    Plus their 2 children and 1

1911 Census - No Trace.

1939 National Registration - No Trace.

CWGC - of 58 Manley Road. Died at 58 Manley 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".

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