May Carswell

Incident Date:11/03/1941
Incident Address.51 Warwick Road South, Old Trafford
Died Address:51 Warwick Road South, Old Trafford
C.W.D. No.121
Grave Details:U/376 CoE Unmarked
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Manchester (Southern) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Stretford WW2 Book
Extra Information:
Born May Felton on the 1st January 1878, the birth
being registered during the March quarter 1878 in
the Aston R.D. - ref: 6d/315.

She married William Dinwoodie Carswell during the
June quarter 1902 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref:
8c/1266.   I have no record of when William died,
but it was prior to WW2.

1911 Census -  212 St David's Road North St
Annes-On-The-Sea.   Wife - aged: 33 - born:
Birmingham.    Head of Household - William
Dinwoodie Carswell - aged: 31 - occ: Linen Drapery
Merchant born: Manchester.  Also listed was their
daughter - Olive May - aged: 7 - born:

1939 National Registration - 51 Warwick Road
South, Stretford.   Henry W. Burrows - Single -
born on the 5th March 1899 - occ: Sorting Postal
Clerk.   Mary Carswell - Married - born: 1st
January 1878 - occ: Incapacitated.   Olive May
Carswell - Single - born: 23rd September 1903 -
occ: Machine Operator (Calculation).

CWD Report No.121 states that she was a widow.  
The house received a direct hit.   Her body was
identified by ??? Burrows, 250 Manley Road,
Chorlton cum Hardy, who was described as a
"Friend".   (Presume this is Henry W. Burrows?)

Killed together with her daughter - Olive May
Carswell at 51 Warwick Road South, Old Trafford. 
Her body was recovered on the 12th March 1941 and
taken to the City Road Mortuary, Old Trafford
where it was identified by ???? Burrows and
released to W.E. Stamper, 54 Princess Road, Moss
Side for burial.  Buried 15/03/1941 - Burial No.

CWGC - of 51 Warwick Road South. Widow of W. D.
Carswell. Died at 51 Warwick Road South.

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