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Albert Isaac Vanstone 

Nitro glycerine maker
Date of Birth: January 18, 1882 Date of Death: March 7, 1955


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 18th January 1882, Thornbury, Devon  

Date and Place of Death:  7th March 1955, Barnstaple, Devon

Nationality: British


Childhood: 4th of 9 children  


Parents: Isaac and Ann 


Parent’s occupations: Employed miller  


Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K


Occupation: A grocer’s assistant.


Place of residence at Gretna: 45 The Rand, Eastriggs 


Job title at Gretna: Nitro glycerine maker


Marital status: Married Elizabeth Mills.


Children: Not known, but at least one.

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Albert Isaac Vanstone was born on 18th January 1882 at Thornbury, Devon to Isaac and Ann. 


1891- Living at Knowle, Braunton, Dorset. Father an employed miller. 4th of 9 children  


1901- 172 Muttgarden Street, Bideford, Devon. A grocer’s apprentice. 


July 1910- married Elizabeth Mills, Bideford.  


1911 – 32 Kingsley Avenue, Bideford, 6 rooms. Assistant grocer.  


WW1 employed as a nitro glycerine maker at H M Factory Gretna living at 45 The Rand, Eastriggs with his wife, (Electoral Register) 


1921 – Albert Isaac, Elizabeth and Horace Mills are on the record in Barnstaple, Devon.  


1939 – 36 Rolle Street, Bideford- a grocer’s assistant.  


7th March 1955 – died Barnstaple, Devon aged 73 




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