Clara Elizabeth Kelsall

How Died:Falling Debris
Incident Date:11/10/1940
Incident Address.95 Dalton Street, Charlton Road, Old Trafford
Died Address:95 Dalton Street, Charlton Road, Old Trafford
C.W.D. No.5
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Not Known
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born Clara Elizabeth Barlow on the 4th September
1882, the birth being registered during the
September quarter 1882 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref:
8c/877, the daughter of Alfred & Robina Jane
Barlow (nee Richardson).

1891 Census - 28 Pickford Street, Stretford.  
Daughter - aged: 8 - Scholar - born: Manchester.  
 Head of household - Alfred Barlow - Married -
aged: 28 - occ: Book Keeper - born: Manchester.  
Also Robina J. Barlow - Wife - aged: 29 - born:

1901 Census - 154 Rylance Street, Chorlton.  
Sister - Unmarried - aged: 19 - occ:
Confectioner's Shop Assistant - born: Manchester. 
Head of household - James A. Barlow - aged: 27 -
occ: Railway Clerk.  Plus 3 younger sisters.  All
born in Manchester.

1911 Census - 47 Stretford Road, Hulme,
Manchester.     Servant - Unmarried - aged: 29 -
occ: Domestic Housemaid - born: Hulme, Manchester.
  Her employers were Michael & Mary Lyons - listed
as Hotel Keeper and Assistant (same description as
her husband)

Married Fred Kelsall during the December quarter
1915 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/1999.

1939 National Registration - 26 Caton Street,
Stretford.   Fred Kelsall - Married - Born: 7th
April 1896 - occ: Green Grocrer's Assistant.  
Clara E. Kelsall - Married - Born: 4th September
1882 - occ: Daily Help.

CWD Report No. 5.   Died as a result of falling
debris at 95 Dalton Street, Old Trafford, from 
where her body was recovered at 09.50 hrs on the
14th October 1940 (nearly 3 days after that of her
husband) and taken to the City Road Mortuary, Old
Trafford.   Her body was identified by her uncle -
H.H. Richardson, 6 Dale Street, Hulme and released
for cremation to Thomas Broome & Sons, 37 Upper
Jackson Street, Hulme.  Described as being 5 feet
3 inches in height, sturdy with dark hair and dark

Listed in the Stretford Book as being killed on
14/10/40 - this is actually when her body was
recovered NOT when she died.

Death registered in Stretford Borough.  Cremated
on the 18th October 1940.

Dalton St was on the border of Old Trafford &
Hulme, but mostly in Hulme.

CWGC - Wife of Frederick Kelsall.   Died at 95
Dalton Street, Charlton Road, Old Trafford.

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