Rogers, Alfred

Alfred Rogers was the husband of Cecily Rogers, Humphrey Lane, Urmston, Manchester. He was born in Buckley in 1887 the son of John & Jane Rogers (nee Davies). In the 1891 census for Lane End the family were John Rogers 37 brickburner b Hope, Anne 39 b Hawarden, Mary A 16, Esther 11, Samuel 9, William 6, Alfred 4 b Bistre. In 1901 at Mountain Rd: John 47 tobacconist, Jane 50, Samuel 19, William 16, Alfred 13 colliery labourer. Alfred has not been found in the 1911 census. Brothers Samuel and William were living in Knowle Lane.

Alfred married Cecily Winifred Shawcross during the September quarter 1913 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. Cecily, born 1890 was employed as a Mica Builder. She was the daughter of John & Mary Elizabeth Shawcross of 14 Jackson Street, Stretford. John being employed as an Electrical Coil Winder

Post War Alfred’s widow lived at Manor Farm, Humphrey Lane, Urmston.

Alfred is also remembered on the Stretford War Memorial.and on a family grave at St. Matthew’s.

In loving memory of

John Rogers

Of Knowle Lane

Who died January 7th 1905

Aged 51 YEARS

Also Ann wife of the above

Who died May 27th 1891

Aged 39 years

Also John

Who died February 18th 1886

Age 2 years & 9 months

Also Alfred

Son of the above

Killed in action in France

April 12th 1918

Aged 31 years

Peace perfect peace

Also Samuel Henry

Son of the above

Died April 11th 1941

Aged 59 years

Learn more about the other soldiers on the Buckley Memorial

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