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Photo of Brymor Hugh Davies

Brymor Hugh Davies


Date and place of birth :  25 March 1893 in Cymmer, Glamorgan, Wales

Date and place of Death :  3 December 1961 in San Antonio, Texas, USA
Nationality: British

Biography:  Brynmoor grew up in Wales.  In the 1911 Census his parents were recorded as having had 6 children with 5 still living.  This is the family in 1901. …

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Florence Jane Hayton



Gender: Female
Date and Place of Birth:

14 September 1898 in Frizington, Cumberland and baptised 18 October 1898 at St. Paul’s, Frizington.
Date and Place of Death:

6 June 1965 Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Nationality: British


Florence grew up in West Cumbria with four siblings:

Margaret (Maggie) 1885

Georgina 1887

John 1894

Tom 1907

Peter Smith Hayton (1862-1930) married Elizabeth Robinson (1866-1920) in 1885 at Whitehaven.…

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Kenneth Bingham Quinan

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Kenneth Bingham Quinan. 

Gender: Male. 

Date and Place of Birth: 3rd July 1878, Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States. 

Date and Place of Death: 26th January 1948, Bizweni, Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa.…

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Grace Mary Robinson


Date and place of birth:  20 June 1894 in New York, United States of America

Date and place of Death:  19 April 1949 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England

Nationality:  American born of British Parents.


Grace’s father was raised in Rydal, Westmoreland.  His work had taken him to New York where his three daughters were born.…

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Versale Van Ruymbeke

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Vesale Emile Lotharie van Ruymbeke.

Gender: Male.

Date and Place of Birth: 13th July 1890. Aurora, DuPage, Kendall and Will, Illinois, United States (or in Canada- according to Mossband Farewell Magazine).…