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Albert Edwin LeakeyMunition worker
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Albert Edwin Leakey
Date and Place of Birth: 20th May 1876, Deptford, London
Date and Place of Death: 15th September 1955, Rotherhithe, Kent
Childhood: Father died and mother remarried
Parents: Edwin and Jane Pheasant nee Smith
Parent’s occupations: Carpenter
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:
1879- Lucas Street School
1883- Randall Place School
Occupation: Fancy leather dresser
Place of residence at Gretna: Newfoundland House, Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: Munition Worker
Marital status: Probably unmarried.
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Albert Edwin Leakey was born on 20th May 1876 at Deptford, London, to Edwin and Jane Pheasant nee Smith
28th April 1879- admitted to Lucas Street School.
1881 – 19, Victory Street, Deptford. Father a carpenter. Albert is the 2nd of 3 children.
30th April 1883- admitted to Randall Pace School.
1901 – 2 Peyton Place, Greenwich, London.Mother remarried a man 20 years her senior. Albert now described as a stepson. He is a fancy leather dresser.
1911- 2 Peyton Place, Greenwich. Now head of house living with widowed mother in 4 rooms. A Fancy leather worker.
WW1- just too old for active military service, employed as a munition worker at H M Factory, Gretna, living at Newfoundland House, Eastriggs. (Electoral register)
1921- Arthur Henry, Albert Edwin, Alice Mary and 5 others are on the record at Bermondsey, London
1939- 11 Cherry Garden Street, Bermondsey. A fancy leather worker. 3 brothers are living together.
15th September 1955, died at Bermondsey aged 79 of 19 Russell Scott Buildings, Rotherhithe, died at St Olave’s Hospital, Rotherhithe
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