Ralph Burrows

Rank:Fireman AFS (Kirkby-in-Ashfield)
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.Parker Street, Piccadilly
Died Address:Parker Street, Piccadilly
Grave Photo:Yes - courtesy of Richard MacFarlane
Cemetery or Memorial:Kingsway New Cemetery, Kirkby in Ashfield
Town Memorial:Kirkby in Ashfield
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1900 in the
Basford R.D. - ref: 4a/134 that included
Kirkby-in-Ashford.  The son of Thomas C. & Isobel

1901 Census - Hampdon Street, Kirkby In Ashfield. 
Son - aged: 6 months - born: K-in-A.   Head of
Household - Thomas Burrows - aged: 32 - occ: Coal
Miner and his wife - Isobel - aged: 36 

1911 Census - 104 Hartley Road,
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.   Son - aged:
10 - Scholar - born: K-in-A.   Head of Household -
Isabella Egan - Widow - aged: 47 - occ: Fish &
Chip Shop Proprietor - born: Sheffield.   His
mother obviously reverted back to her first
marriage name.  She had 7 children but had lost 4
of them.

He married - Annie Scothorn during the June
quarter 1920 in the Basford R.D. - ref: 7b/644.

1939 National Registration - 104 Hartley Road,
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.   Ralph
Burrows - Married - Born on the 24th September
1900 - occ: Omnibus Driver.   Annie Burrows -
Married - Born on the 16th December 1899 - occ:
Unpaid Domestic Duties.   Thomas C. Burrows
Widower - Born on the 14th September 1869 - occ:
Colliery Hewer (Retired).   There are two redacted
record at this address.  These are probably their
children - Donald R. Scothorn - born 1924 and
Joyce M. Scothorn - born: 1932.

Nottingham Evening Post dated 30th December 1940 -
"FIRE HEROES - Fire Service and ARP  personnel
crowded into the Hill Methodist Church for the
funeral of three members of the Kirkby-in-Ashfield
A.F.S. who lost their lives as a result of
fire-fighting in a northern town last week - Alan
Day, Harry Wright and Ralph Burrows  of Hartley
Road.   All three were buried side by side in the
East Kirkby New Cemetery.

CWGC - Fireman, Kirkby-in-Ashfield A.F.S. Son of
Thomas Burrows, of 104 Hartley Road,
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire; husband of
Annie Burrows, of the same address. Died at Parker
Street, Piccadilly.

Commemorated in St. Wilfrid's P.C.,
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, WW2 Memorial Book and the
Kirkby in Ashfield Town War Memorial.

On the Manchester list as - Raymond Burrows.

Manchester (City of Manchester)
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