May Evans 1902 - 1946

May Evans was born 1902 died 19 February 1946 aged 44. She married Ernest Gillespie from Sheffield. May and Ernest had two children. All of the information here was told to me by Lily Evans way back in 1998. :

  • Jean Gillespie

  • George Gillespie

  • Ernest Gillespie

  • Frederick Gillespie

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Left: May Gillespie with her 2 boys: George and Ernest circa 1960

Right: May and Ernest Gillespie with Kathy. Donated by Lilian Evans

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Jean Gillespie married William Osborne. no further info known

1. George William Gillespie born 5 January 1922 married Mena Simmonds from Ashington near Newcastle (born 29 November 1922). George died 26 Nov 2008.

Children:

  • Keith Gillespie married Glenis V Frail. Their children:

    • Darren Gillespie

    • Cherry Gillespie

    • Gary Gillespie

    • Judith Gillespie

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Keith, George, Mena & Judith Gillespie.

Donated by Lilian Evans

2. Ernest Gillespie born 7 July 1925 married Jennie Parker (born 11 November 1926) at Mexborough 1 March 1947. They had:

  • John Gillespie born 6 March 1950. Joined the Royal Navy 1966- 1972. Married Margaret Bullock 4 December 1971. Son:

    • Ian James Gillespie born 12 May 1981

  • Terry Gillespie born 27 February 1952 married 18 August 1972; divorced 1974

3. Frederick Edwin Gillespie born 1930 died 23 Nov 2008 married Beryl Matthews and they lived in Parkgate.

4. Jean Gillespie born 1930 married William Osbourne. Jean has remarried.

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Jim and George and ?

Photo donated by Lillian Evans

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Terry & John Gillespie

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John Gillespie RN

Photo donated by Lillian Evans