Harold Ormrod

 

Guardsman 1257
4th Bn, Guards Machine Gun Regiment

Harold Ormrod died on 7 July 1919, aged 28, and is buried in Atherton Cemetery, Greater Manchester (Grave Ref. C.E. 2082).

At the time of the 1901 Census, Harold was living with his widowed mother, Sarah, and his brother, James, at Hill Top Farm, Hindley. The family's details from the Census are as follows.

Dwelling:

Hill Top Farm

Census Place:

Hindley, Lancashire, England

Source:

PRO Ref RG13; Piece 3561; Folio 106; Page 7

Marr

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Sarah ORMROD

Wid

51

F

Lanc Ince

Rel:

Occ:

Head

Farmer (Employer)

James ORMROD

S

21

M

Lanc Wigan

Rel:

Occ:

Son

Bookkeeper Corn Mill (Worker)

Harold ORMROD

S

19

M

Lanc Wigan

Rel:

Occ:

Son

Cabinet Maker App. (Worker)

Martha Ann FOULKES

S

32

F

Lanc Heywood

Rel:

Occ:

Serv.

General Domestic Servant

An earlier record for the family, in the 1891 Census, also notes that they were resident at Hill Top Farm. The entry for the 1891 Census is as follows.

Dwelling:

Hill Top Farm

Census Place:

Hindley, Lancashire, England

Source:

PRO Ref RG12; Piece 3059; Folio 22; Page 37

Marr

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Alfred ORMROD

M

42

M

Lancashire Hindley

Rel:

Occ:

Head

Wholesale Ironmonger

Sarah ORMROD

M

41

F

Lancashire Ince

Rel:

Wife

James ORMROD

S

11

M

Lancashire Wigan

Rel:

Occ:

Son

Scholar

Harold ORMROD

S

9

M

Lancashire Wigan

Rel:

Occ:

Son

Scholar

Martha A. FOULKES

S

23

F

Lancashire Heywood

Rel:

Occ:

Serv.

General Servant

Elizabeth WIGNALL     S 15 F Lancashire Sherington

 

Rel:

Occ:

Serv.

General Servant

 

 

 

 

The Commonwealth War Graves Debt of Honour Register records that Harold Ormrod was the husband of Lily Ormrod, of 11 Elizabeth St, Atherton.

    

Harold's grave in Atherton Cemetery, Greater Manchester

Harold's name commemorated on Atherton Cenotaph