Mabel Hayes

Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.32 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
Died Address:32 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
Grave Details:Comm/438a
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born as Mabel Rae on the 8th May 1895, the birth
being registered during the June quarter 1895 in
the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/905, the daughter of
William & Mary Rae (nee Townley).

1901 Census - 21 George Street, Moss Side,
Manchester.     Daughter - aged: 5 - born:
Manchester.   Head of household - William Rae -
Married - aged: 41 - occ: Grocer Shopkeeper -
born: Scotland.    Also - Mary Rae - Wife - aged:
41 - born: Manchester.

1911 Census - 7 Cornbrook Street, Old Trafford.  
Daughter - aged: 15 - occ: Typist - born:
Manchester.   Head of household - Mary Rae - Widow
- aged: 51 - occ: Provision Dealer - born:

Married Thomas Reginald Hayes during the June
quarter 1918 in the Barton on Irwell R.D. - ref:
8c/994 and they resided at 32 Stanley Road, Old

1939 National Registration - 34 Stanley Road,
Stretford.   Mabel Hayes - Widowed - Born: 8th May
1895 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.  There are two
redacted records at this address - presumably her
children - Margaret M. Hayes (b.1920) and Kenneth
Hayes (b.1926).   Both Margaret & Kenneth were
killed in this incident.

Killed when a land mine landed on Stanley Road,
Old Trafford.   This was the worst single incident
in terms of loss of life in the whole of Greater
Manchester during WW2.   In total, thirty three
persons were killed.

Buried 15/01/1941 - Burial No. 17,948. Listed as
an "unidentified female - possibly Mrs. Hayes" and
buried in the Commuinal Civilian Grave.

Her husband died in 1928, aged: 37.

Her daughter - Margaret Mary Hayes and son Kenneth
Hayes were also killed in this incident.

CWGC - Widow of T. Hayes. Died at 32 Stanley Road,
Old Trafford.

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