Joseph Laurence Mackey

ID# 8312, (28 Feb 1908 - 2 May 1941)


Joseph Laurence Mackey was born on 28 Feb 1908 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1
He was the son of Leo Mackey and Margaret McGrath.

Joseph appeared on the 1911 English Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Leo Mackey at 33 Fisher Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England;
MACKEY Leo, Head, 34, Married, Brazier & Sheet Metal Worker, Worker, Liverpool Lancashire
MACKEY Margaret, Wife, 29, Married, Married 5 years, 3 children born and 3 Children living, Liverpool Lancashire
MACKEY Lillian Francis, Dau, 4, Liverpool
MACKEY Joseph, Son, 3, Liverpool
MACKEY Austin, Son, 1, Liverpool.2



Joseph appeared on the 1939 UK Register of 29 Sep 1939 in the household of Margaret Mackey at 33 Fisher Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England;
MACKEY Margaret, Widow, 1 March 1882, Unpaid Domesitc Duties
MACKEY Lilian, Single, 2 Oct 1907, Ironer laundry (DOB should be 21 Oct 1906)
MACKEY Sidney, Single, 17 May 1914, Scaffoder, Ships
MACKEY Austin, Widower, 11 Dec 1909, Seaman, Deck Hand
MACKEY Joseph, Single, 28 Feb 1908, Town House Carter.3



Joseph died on 2 May 1941 at 33 Fisher Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, at age 33 years, 2 months and 4 days

MACKEY Joseph Lawrence
Aged 33, Firewatcher.
Son of Margaret Mackey, of 33 Fisher Street, and of the late Leo Mackey.
2 May 1941, at Fisher Street

(Was killed during the May Blitz Bombing of Liverpool which claimed many many lives.)4,5



Joseph was buried on 7 May 1941 at Ford Cemetery, Liverpool, Lancashire, England,


Joseph Lawrence Mackey
33 Fisher Street, Aged 33
Grave No AB761
(interesting to note, 3 people from 28 Fisher Street, also buried same day - most likely the result of the House being bombed during the May Blitz on Liverpool which lasted for 8 days.)6

FatherLeo Mackey (2 Mar 1877 - 1925)
MotherMargaret McGrath (1 Mar 1882 - 1952)

Citations

  1. [S78] BDM Indexes online: England Civil Registration online, findmypast.co.uk . Online www.findmypast.com/ www.ancestry.co.uk;, 1908 March Qtr, Toxteth Park Liverpool Lancashire, Vol 8B Page 147 - Mothers Maiden Name - McGrath.
  2. [S128] PRO England, 1911 English Census (www.Findmypast.co.uk: National Archives England, 2 April 1911), 1911 Toxteth Park Liverpool Lancashire,. Hereinafter cited as 1911 English Census.
  3. [S233] TNA England, 1939 UK Register (www.Findmypast.co.uk: National Archives England, 29 Sept 1939), 1939 Toxeth Park Liverpool Lancashire,. Hereinafter cited as 1939 UK Register.
  4. [S46] Transcription: War Records; Commonwealth War Graves . Online http://www.cwgc.org/; Publish Date 1999, UK WW2 Civilian Death, 1939 1945 by Commonwealth War Graves Commission - lancashire Liverpool CB Page 733.
  5. [S78] England Civil Registration online BDM Indexes online, 1941 June Qtr, Liverpool South Lancashire, Vol 8b Page 117, Aged 33.
  6. [S21] Church Registers, Various Repositories , 1941 Ford Cemetery Liverpool Catholic Burials, 1813 - 1988 - May 7th - Grave No AB761. Hereinafter cited as Church Registers.