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Alfred RennisonStove Setter
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Alfred Rennison
Date and Place of Birth: 20th June 1872 Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: 1954 Q1 Carlisle
Parents: Richard and Catherine (nee Connelly) Rennison
Parent’s occupations: General Labourer (father)
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Farm Worker
Place of residence at Gretna: 6 B West (6 West Road)
Job title at Gretna: Stove Setter
Marital status: Married Mary Jane Brown 29th January 1902 in Carlisle.
Children: 6 children, 3 sons and 3 daughters.
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In 1891, Alfred is a farm servant at Warwick, Cumberland, and in 1901 he is working as an agricultural labourer boarding at Burgh by Sands.
The family are at Carlisle in 1911 and Alfred is a dairyman on a farm.
The family come to live at Gretna during the War, having arrived from Great Orton, Carlisle. Alfred is a stove setter and John George and Alfred are registered at the school, and Thomas is born at Gretna in 1919.
In 1939, Alfred and Mary Jane are back in Carlisle, and he is recorded as a farm labourer.
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