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Herbert Andrews-Vickery

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

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: 2 Jul 1885 Melton Constable, Norfolk 

Date and Place of Death: 16 Mar 1965 Christchurch Hospital , Hampshire (of 8 pine Ave, Southbourne 

Nationality: British 



Childhood: One of 10 children (7 of whom were still alive in 1911) 

Parents: David Andrews-Vickery b1854 Wales d 1977 Norfolk and  Matilda Sparkes b 1858, Chudleigh Devon- d 1943 Port Elizabeth South Africa (where one of Brother’s had gone) 

Parent’s occupations: Permanent Way Inspector (1901) Railway Inspector 1911 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: qualified engineer

Occupation: Mechanical Engineer 

Place of residence at Gretna: 

Job title at Gretna: Workshop Manager 1919 

Marital status: married  Mary Trevor Webster in Mar 1923 in West Bromwich 

Children: Ancestry families suggests a boy but I can’t find records 

Travels: 1933 returning from India? …

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Edwin Thomas Webb

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Edwin Thomas Webb
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 29th September 1893 Birkenhead
Date and Place of Death: 11th November 1969, Trimingham, Norfolk
Nationality: English
Childhood: One of 5 sons, 3 survived
Parents: Thomas Webb and Maria Louisa nee Thomas
Parents occupations: Blacksmith to a shipping and engineering company
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  Not known
Occupation: Chemical engineer.…

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