Stretford WW2 

Emily Finch

Name of Rgt or Ship:Civilian
How Died:Killed in Air Raid
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Stretford Book
Extra Information:
Born Emily Geddes on the 31st May 1886, the birth being registered during
the June quarter 1886 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/950.

1891 Census - No Trace.

1901 Census - 9 Dawsons Buildings, Hulme.    Daughter - aged: 14 - occ:
Machinist of Baby Linen - born: Hulme.     Head of household - Elizabeth
Geddes - Widow - aged: 52 - born: Salford.     Plus 2 elder brothers.

1911 Census - 2 Cuba Street, Hulme, Manchester.    Wife - Married - aged:
24 - born: Hulme.     Head of household - John William Finch - Married -
aged: 25 - occ: Pattern Card Maker - born: Salford.

Married John William Finch during the March quarter 1910 in the Chorlton
R.D. - ref: 8c/1205.   John was also killed in this incident, as was her
son and daughter-in-Law.

1939 National Registration - 99 Duke Street, Old Trafford.    John W. Finch
- Married - born: 12th February 1886 - occ: Gas Works Labourer (Heavy
Worker) & A.R.P. Decontamination, Stretford.   Emily Finch - Married -
born: 31st May 1886 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.  Hilda Finch - Single -
born: 4th February 1922 - occ: Die Stamper (Printers).   Hilda married her
neighbour at 100 Duke Street - John Higginson in 1941.

CWD Report No. 78.   Died at 101 Duke Street, Old Trafford from where her
body was recovered at 16.20 hrs on the 23rd December 1940 and taken to the
City Road Mortuary, Old Trafford.   Her body was identified by her son - J.
Finch, 43 Langshaw Street, Old Trafford and released for burial to the
Council's contracted undertaker - R. Pepperdine (Undertakers), 31 Ayres
Road, Old Trafford.    Described as being just 5 feet in height with a
'full' build.

Buried 30/12/1940 - Burial No. 17,878.

CWGC - of 101 Duke Street, Old Trafford. Wife of John William Finch. Died
at 101 Duke Street.

The Finch family comprising - the parents - their son and their
daughter-in-Law were all killed in this incident.

Memorials found on:
Civilian Grave Memorial
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