Drusilla Renshaw 1880-1969
Drusilla Renshaw was my paternal grandmother, known to friends and relatives as 'Lilla'. Born at Wolstanton in 1880, she was a nurse during the 1914-18 war. She married my grandfather Albert Manchester in December 1916 and my father Thomas Lee Manchester was born in 1918.
They lived first in Thistley Hough, Newcastle-u-Lyme and later moved to 5 Lower Milehouse Lane in Cross Heath. She was separated from my grandfather and later suffered an accident in a garden fire which left her crippled and house-bound after surgery on her leg.
She died of pneumonia in 1969.
See my family album for more photographs of my grandparents.