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Ellen Ainslie

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

Gender: Female.

Date and Place of Birth: 17th December 1890, Paxton, Berwickshire, Scotland.

Date and Place of Death: 17th May 1917, HM Factory Gretna (Munitions), Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.

Nationality: British.


Childhood: Her siblings were James (1885-?), Barbara (1886-1944), Jane (1888-1946), George (Wood) (1894-1961) and Mary Ainslie (1897-?).…

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John A Lawrie


Date and place of birth :  16th June 1879 at Duns, Berwickshire

Date and place of Death :  5th June 1953 at Eyemouth, Berwickshire
Nationality: British

Biography:  John’s childhood home was Craigielea, Duns, Berwickshire.

John had one sister – Margaret Winter Lawrie
Parents:  James Darling Lawrie married Annie Stenhouse.
Parents occupation :  James was a Draper
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance – .Not known
Place of residence at Gretna:  Not known
Marital status:

John was married twice:

First wife was Agnes Laughlan Gibson Cairns (known as Daisy).…