May (Mary Annie) Carroll (Carrollan)

How Died:Falling Debris
Incident Date:07/10/1940
Incident Address.32 Westwood Road, Stretford
Died Address:32 Westwood Road, Stretford
C.W.D. No.002
Grave Details:St. James' 2395
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Manchester (Moston) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Stretford WW2 Book
Extra Information:
Born on the 24th March 1893, the daughter of John
& Dora Carroll.

1901 Census - 49 Cheltenham Street, Manchester.  
Daughter - aged: 8 - born: Manchester.   Head of
household - John Carroll - Married - aged: 40 -
occ: Labourer in Foundry - born: Salford.    Also
- Dora Carroll - wife - aged: 36 - born: Salford. 
 Plus 5 siblings.

1911 Census - 58 St. Oswald's Grove, Rochdale
Road, Manchester.    Daughter - aged: 18 - occ:
Blind Maker - born: Manchester.   Head of
household - John Carroll - Married - aged: 49 -
occ: Labourer - born: Salford.    Also - Dora
Carroll - wife - aged: 46 - born: Salford.   Plus
9 siblings.

1939 National Registration - 32 Westwood road,
Stretford.    Frederick N. Hodcroft - Married -
born on the 9th September 1898 - occ: Gas
Inspector (Refrigerator).   Helena Hodcroft
(crossed out and DOLAN inserted) - Married - born
on the 5th October 1900 - occ: Unpaid Domestic
Duties.    Mary Ann Carroll - Single - born on the
24th March 1893 - occ; Tailoress.

Her sister Helena Hodcroft was also injured at 32
Westwood Road.

Died as a result of falling debris at 32 Westwood
Road, Stretford, and her body was recovered at
02.00 hrs on the 7th November 1940 and taken to
the Church Street Mortuary, Stretford where it was
identified by a friend - J.E. O'Donoughue. 
Recorded as being single, 5 feet 2 inches in
height, of stout build, brown hair, had blue eyes
and a wart on her right cheek.   The body was
released to Messrs. Lyons & Gordon (Undertakers)
Ltd, 111 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester 4.  
Buried on 12/10/1940.

Listed as May Carroll - single, on the CWD Report
No.002.   The CWGC list her as "May Carroll
(otherwise CARLANE or CARROLLAN, Mary Annie)".  
May was the sister of the Helena Hodcroft (nee
Carrollan) the wife of Frederick Noah Hodcroft.  
Frederick was also killed at this address.

Helena Hodcroft married Harold J. Dolan in 1949.

Death registered in Stretford Borough.

Stretford (Trafford MBC)
Memorials found on:
Stretford WW2 Book
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