Stretford WW2 

Bessie Smith

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:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1900 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/969, the
Illegitimate daughter of Elizabeth Docket Smith.

Grand-daughter of Samuel & Fanny Smith, with whom she is buried in
Stretford Cemetery.  

1911 Census - 174 Withington Road, Whalley Range, Manchester.    
Grand-daughter - aged: 11 - Scholar - born:Manchester.    Head of Household
- Fanny Smith - widow - aged: 79 - occ: Caretaker of these premises (174
Withington Road).   Also listed - Elizabeth Docket Smith - UnMarried -
aged: 38 - occ: Domestic Day Worker.

No trace of her marriage to Harry.

1939 National Registration - 13 Kings Crescent, Stretford.   Harry Smith -
Married - born: 2nd April 1900 - occ: Company Secretary (Art Sick?). 
Bessie Smith - Married born: 18th December 1898 - occ: Unpaid Domestic
Duties.  There are two redacted records - their children?

M.I. "Hold Thou Thy Cross Before my Closing Eyes".

CWGC - of 42 Park Drive, Whalley Range. Daughter of Elizabeth Smith, of 126
Nicholas Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy. Died at 42 Park Drive.

Samuel Smith died on the ?? June 1903 - aged: 69 years and Fanny died on
the ?? December 1913 - aged: 68 ? years.    Her Mother Elizabeth Docket
Smith died on the 24th February 1947 - aged: 74 years.

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