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May Hardman (Nee Mason) was a character in Coronation Street in 1960. She was the first character to die in the show. May was played by Joan Heath.

Biography[]

Backstory[]

May Mason was born in about 1911 in Weatherfield. She was the daughter of Frank Mason and his wife. May had a brother and a sister. May married George Hardman in 1930 when she was 19. They had a daughter Christine in 1939.

1960[]

May was sectioned, but later released in December 1960 and returned home. She passed away in her home a few days later, aged 49, from an un-diagnosed brain tumour, much to the distress of her daughter Christine who thought her mother was putting on the headaches and complaining.

In July 1964, Ep 371 - 8 Jul 1964, almost 4 years after May died, Ena Sharples mentioned her when she said how she knocked on the wall as she was dying and no one heard her.

Memorable info[]

Born: About 1911, Weatherfield

Died: December 1960, Number 13 Coronation Street

Full Name: May Hardman (Nee Mason)

Parents: Frank Mason and Mrs. Mason

Siblings: Edwin Mason, Madge Mason

Spouse: George Hardman (1930-1955)

ChildrenChristine Hardman (1939)

Trivia[]

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