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Agnes Burgess Armstrong

AGNESS BURGESS ARMSTRONG

“Mrs. Agnes Gilmour”

Date and place of birth:  28 September 1879 Dumfries, Scotland

Date and place of death:  15 March 1957 Birkenhead, Cheshire

Nationality: British

Biography:  Agnes grew up in Dumfries with her siblings:

Isabella S Armstrong 1879

James H  Armstrong 1881

Catherine  Armstrong 1883

Thomas A  Armstrong 1884

Grace W S  Armstrong 1886

and a half-sister from her father’s second marriage:  Sarah E M  Armstrong 1895

Parents:

Francis Armstrong married Catherine Hyslop 1877 in Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland

Parents occupation:  Francis was an Architect

Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Not known

Occupation: Not known

Place of residence at Gretna:

15 U East Eastriggs

Job Title at Gretna: Welfare Supervisor

Marital Status:

Married Feb 18th 1916 to Thomas Gilmour in Roath, Cardiff

Children: Nil known
Travels: Nil known
Awards/Recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information: Nil known
References

Ancestry

FindaGrave

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FreeBMD

British Newspaper Archive

Mossband Farewell Newsletter

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Alfred Lees Aspland

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

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: 10/04/1878 at Dukinfield, Cheshire (2) (12) 

Date and Place of Death: 21/01/1947 aged 68 at Wellhouse Hospital, Barnet, Middlesex.…

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Stanley Astall

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

 
Stanley Astall 

Gender 
Male  

Date and place of birth 
4th May 1890, Horwich, Lancashire 

Date and Place of Death: 

 
17th March 1974, Romiley, Cheshire 

Nationality: 

 
English 

 
 

Childhood 
Had 3 brothers- lived in Horwich 

Parents 
Joseph Asall and Hannah Elizabeth nee Scott 

Parents occupations 
Boiler maker  

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  

 
Not known  

Occupation 
Analytical chemist  

Place of residence at Gretna: 

 
22 The Rand , Eastriggs – wife also there  

Marital status 
Married  

Children 
At least one , born in Eastriggs  

Travels 
None known  

Awards/recognitions:  

 
None known 

Positions held 
 

Trivia / any other information:  

 
Yes 

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Biography 

Stanley Astall 1890-1974 

Stanley was born on 4th May 1890 at Horwich, Lancashire to Joseph Astall , a boiler maker , and Hannah Elizabeth nee Scott.…

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Kate Evelyn Nellie Johnston

KATE EVELYN NELLIE JOHNSTON

Date and place of birth :  31 March 1893 in Runcorn, Cheshire

Date and place of Death :  March 1953, London

Nationality: British

Biography:  Kate grew up in Cheshire in a large family:

Jonathan Johnston 1895

George Johnston 1896

Annie Johnston 1898

Albert Johnston 1899

Doris Johnston 1902

Violet Johnston 1905

Percy Johnston 1908

Leslie Johnston 1910

Three siblings died as infants:

Ivy died aged 1

Irene died aged 4 months

Jonathan died aged 7 months

Parents:  Jonathan Johnston married Ruth Jane Green 1892 in Prescot, Cheshire

Parents occupation :  Jonathan was a Foreman Fitter

Schools Universities attended and years of attendance – Nil known

Place of residence at Gretna:  Not known

Marital status:  Kate married Herbert Walter Twitchin in 1918 in Gretna, Scotland

Children:

Herbert W Twitchin 1920

Marjorie Twitchin 1921

Ida Twitchin 1923

Evelyn Twitchin 1924

Heather Twitchin 1927

Elizabeth Twitchin 1931

Eric Twitchin 1931

Ruth O Twitchin 1935

Job title at Gretna  :  Kate worked as a Nurse in HM Factory Hospital

Travels – Nil Known

Awards/recognitions: Nil known

Trivia/any other information:  Kate’s husband also worked at HM Factory.…

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Arthur Beresford Middleton

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Arthur Beresford Middleton A.R.S.M, A.M.S.T

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Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 22/9/1886, Manchester

Date and Place of Death: 6/10/1974. 5 Templers Cres, Finchley, London

Nationality: English

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Biography:

Childhood:

 

Parents: Thomas Middleton & Sarah(Agnes) Shirt married 1885 quarter  4 in Chorlton, Lancashire.…

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Stanley Offley

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

Gender: Male.

Date and Place of Birth: July 13th 1899, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England.

Date and Place of Death: January 4th 1995, Heswall, Cheshire, England.…

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Norman Oldham

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

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1880 Q1 Sale, Cheshire

Date and Place of Death: 30/03/1939 “Aysgarth”, Cobham, Surrey

Nationality: British

Biography

Childhood:

Parents: Joseph and Mary Oldham (nee Kenyon) 

Parent’s occupations: Home Trade Merchant (Father)

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 

BA Merton College, Oxford 1901, Temple Bar 1911

Occupation: Attorney at Law

Place of residence at Gretna: “A bungalow”

Job title at Gretna: Lieutenant in Royal Army Service Corps

Marital status: Lucy Alice (nee Phillips) Oldham (m.…

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Charles Seeley

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

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 19/11/1884 at Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire (1) (4) (6)

Date and Place of Death: 16/12/1976 at Macclesfield, Cheshire (8)

Nationality: British

 

Biography

Childhood: 

Charles had two sisters, Edith Harriet, born 27/12/1887 and Gertrude Ann, born 08/12/1890.…