b. ? 1843 Worsley, Manchester. d. 12/1909 Swinton, Manchester.
DATE OF AM ACTION: 18/06/1885 Clifton Hall Colliery.
Aaron was born in 1843 in Worsley, Manchester, the third of four children born to Aaron and Mary Manley. In 1863 he married Margaret Armstrong in Barton upon Irwell, and they went on to have three children. Aaron’s occupation was a boatbuilder at first, before later becoming a carpenter in a colliery. Aaron died in December 1909 in Swinton, Manchester and was buried in St Peter’s Churchyard.
THE Queen has been graciously pleased to confer ” The Albert Medal ” on the following persons, for conspicuous gallantry displayed on the occasion of the explosion at the Clifton Hall Colliery in June last: — ” The Albert Medal of the First Class.” Thomas Worrall, Underlooker. John Crook, Manager, Agecroft Colliery. ” The Albert Medal of the Sec nd Class” Charles Parkinson, Fireman. George Higson, Fireman. Aaron Manley, Pit Carpenter. George Hindley, Blacksmith.
BURIAL LOCATION: ST PETER’S CHURCHYARD, SWINTON, GREATER MANCHESTER.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.