After their marriage, Leslie and Gladys lived in Birmingham until the family Woodturning business was bombed during the Second World War. The family then relocated to Gladys' home village of Ashtead. Their new home was Howard Cottage. Leslie's brother, Billy and his family moved into the cottage next door.
Gladys passed away on 15th April 1981 at Buckland Hospital, Dover. She was cremated at Barham Crematorium, where her remains where scattered. A memorial service was held at St Giles Church, Ashtead.
↑FreeBMD birth Index vol.2a p.17: Place of birth Epsom England, registerded Jul-Aug 1895
↑ FreeBMD death index Vol 16, p1071 Apr-Jun 1981: Gladys May Wilson Dob 23 May 1895
↑ 1901 Census Data, Household Schedule 114: Gladys M Page born Ashtead, Daughter of Arthur H and Louisa M
↑ Short Birth Certificate from family records: Gladys May Page
↑ 5.05.1 "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XW8S-K2M : 1 August 2017), Gladys May Page, 15yrs, born Ashtead, in household of Arthur Harry Page, Ashtead, Ashtead, Surrey, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
↑ Memories of Gladys shared, on many occasions, with her grandson, Chris Orme.
↑ Marriage certificate of Leslie Wilson & Gladys May Page held by Chris Orme.
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