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Albert Isaac VanstoneNitro glycerine maker
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Albert Isaac Vanstone
Date and Place of Birth: 18th January 1882, Thornbury, Devon
Date and Place of Death: 7th March 1955, Barnstaple, Devon
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.
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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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