- Born: 26 Dec 1894, Lowton, Lancashire, England
- Marriage (1): Arthur Ollerenshaw on 1 Jan 1916 in St James, Tower Street, Heywood, Lancashire, England
- Died: 29 Oct 1985, Heywood/Rochdale, Lancashire, England aged 90
- Buried: 1 Nov 1985, Heywood Cemetry, Heywood, Lancashire.
First job was 12 miles away from Lowton, in the next town, she was age 12 years and was working in a chocolate factory, 2nd job was in a Cotton Mill.
1901 Census: Age 7, Living: 199 Church Lane, Lowton, Newton Le Willows, Lancashire, England....
1911 Census: Age 16 - Living: 199 Church Lane, Lowton, Newton Le Willows, Lancashire, England - Occ: Packer at Cocoa Factory, - Marital Status: Single...
1916 May was living with Arthurs parents, expecting her first child, Frank. Arthur was away at war in the Medical Corps when Frank was born.
1939 Register: Living - 35 Melton Street, Heywood, Lancashire, England, however the record has been blacked out (This Record Offically Closed) I do believe this is May though.
At time of her Death Living - 35 Melton Street, Heywood, Lancashire. Info provided by Sheila Phillips.
Burial info provided by Sheila Phillips.
May was age 90 at the time of her death
May married Arthur Ollerenshaw, son of Joseph Ollerenshaw and Martha Redfern, on 1 Jan 1916 in St James, Tower Street, Heywood, Lancashire, England. (Arthur Ollerenshaw was born on 1 Nov 1896 in Heywood, Lancashire, England and died on 2 Jan 1976 in Heywood, Lancashire, England.)
Arthur Age 19 - Bachelor - Occ: Packer - Living: 140 Pilsworth Road, Heywood - Father: Joseph Ollerenshaw, Fathers Occ: Wood Turner.
May Age 21 - Spinster - Occ: none listed - Living: 8 Peel Street, Heywood - Father: John Taylor (Deceased) - Fathers Occ: Collier.
Witnesses: John Taylor and Emma Ollerenshaw (Arthurs Sister)
Marriage of Banns by - Alfred Redman