Esther KIRK was born in No 12 Queen Street, Gorton, Manchester 24 March 1915. She was baptized in All Saints, Gorton, Manchester, 28 April 1915.  Esther died 1987 at 72 years of age. 

Ester married Claude MELLOR in St Clements, Higher Openshaw, Manchester, 7 October 1939.  The marriage was witnessed by John KAY, Jack KIRK and Mrs Elizabeth FEENEY. At the time Claude was living at 31 Vikings, Rochdale, his occupation was given as 'Chemist' and  Esters was living at 27 Newhaven Avenue, her occupation was given as 'Domestic Servant'

Claude was born No 15 Back Fitton Street, Rochdale 22 May 1914. Claude was the son of Fred MELLOR and Mary Elizabeth WILSON. Fred gave his occupation as 'Electric Car Conductor'.

Esther KIRK and Claude MELLOR had the following children:

Keith MELLOR was born No 51 Miriam Street, Failsworth 18 July 1940. Fathers occupation given as 'Chemist & Druggist'.

Ian MELLOR was born No 51 Miriam Street, Failsworth 29 November 1946.  Fathers occupation given as' Chemist & Druggist'.