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Alison Wilson BeggMunition worker
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Alison Wilson Begg
Date and Place of Birth: 5th February 1862, Edinburgh
Date and Place of Death: 4 May 1942, 1 Glenlockhart Road, Edinburgh
Childhood: Alison grew up in Merchiston, Edinburgh.
Parents: Robert Burns Begg & Isabella Begg nee McPherson
Parent’s occupations: Robert worked as a joiner journeyman all his working life.
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Place of residence at Gretna: 63 – 41 Pretoria Road, Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: Munition worker
Marital status: Unmarried
Children: None known
Trivia / any other information:
Alison remained single and grew up in Edinburgh, her father Robert died in 1883, leaving Alison to look after her mother Isabella (died 18 May 1915, 84 years) where they lived together on the 1911 census at 74 Bonaly Road, Merchiston.
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