- Surnames starting with the letter A. 

James Adshead

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:21st Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:France
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1894 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. - ref:
8c/721, the son of Thomas & Elizabeth Adshead (nee Griffiths).

1901 Census - Church Road, Flixton.   Son - aged: 7 - born: Flixton.   
Head of household - Thomas Adshead - Married - aged: 48 - occ: Platelayer -
born: Urmston.   Also - Elizabeth Adshead - Wife - aged: 46 - born
Denbighshire, Wales.   Plus 6 brothers.

His mother - Elizabeth Adshead died early in 1911, aged: 55.

1911 Census - Malt Kiln Cottage, Flixton.  Son - aged: 17 - occ: Printer -
born: Flixton.   Thomas Adshead - Widower - aged: 57 - occ: Platelayer
Railway - born: Urmston.   Plus 5 brothers.

Married Edith Lindsay during the June quarter 1915 in the Barton upon
Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/1568.

CWGC - Son of Thomas Adshead, of Malt Kiln, Church Rd., Urmston; husband of
Edith Adshead, of 150, Church Rd., Urmston, Manchester.

Memorials found on:
St. Clement's School (Urmston)
St. Clement's Church Lads Brigade (Urmston)
St. Clement's (Urmston)St. Michael's (Flixton)
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