Barbara Heapy

How Died:Blast
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.11 Coniston Road, Stretford
Died Address:11 Coniston Road, Stretford
C.W.D. No.33
Grave Details:I/6 NC
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1936 in the Barton
on Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/751, only child of Tom &
Clara Heapy (nee Gibson).

1939 National Registration - 218 Winchester Road,
Stretford.    Tom Heapy - Married - Born: 11th
June 1907 - occ: Storekeeper & A.F.S. Stretford.  
 Clara Heapy - Married - Born: 20th October 1909 -
occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.   There is one other
record that has been redacted - presumably their
daughter - Barbara Heapy who was also killed i n
this incident.   Tom was saved by being on duty
fire fighting somewhere (Trafford Park ???).

CWD Report No. 33.    Died as a result of blast at
11 Coniston Road, Stretford from where her body
was recovered on the 24th December 1940 and taken
to the City Road Mortuary, Old Trafford.   Her
body was identified by her maternal grandfather -
Sam Gibson and released for burial to W.H. Hesketh
& Son (Undertakers), 2 Stretford Road, Manchester.
 Described as 3 feet in height, of slight build
with brown hair.

Death registered in Stretford Borough.   Buried on
the 31st December 1940.

Her mother - Clara Heapy was also killed in  this

CWGC - Daughter of Tom Heapy, of 218 Winchester
Road, and of Clara Heapy. Died at 11 Coniston

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