Ethel Churm

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Ethel Handforth Churm was born on the 19th September 1892 in Manchester. Her parents were William Churm and Annie Stoppard, a shop keeping family (with four shops in Manchester). She was probably born at 24 Alexandra Grove, Chorlton-on-Medlock, as this was where her parents were living in the 1891 census (and she was registered in the Chorlton district).

By 1901 her family had moved to 65 Palatine Road, Northenden, Manchester, Cheshire.

She worked as a temporary nurse during the war years.

She married Hossain Iqbal Syed, who changed his name to Ross Syed.

They had two children, Philip Anthony Ross Syed, and Richard Keith Ross Syed.

She died, aged 75, of heart trouble on the 26th of June 1968.


Birth Registration

Ethel Handforth Churm, December Quarter, 1892, Chorlton, Lancashire (Volume 8c, Page 847) 

The Chorlton registration district consisted of many villages including Chorlton on Medlock,.

Interestingly "Handforth" is also a place just south of Manchester...