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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Amelia Bertwistle
Date and Place of Birth: April 1880, Liverpool
Date and Place of Death: 21st February 1940, Read, Burnley, Lancashire
Childhood: 4th child
Parents: Thomas and Rebecca nee Wade
Parent’s occupations: Joiner
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Housekeeper (cotton weaver)
Place of residence at Gretna: 2B Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: Housekeeper
Marital status: Married Francis Luther Haken.
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Amelia Bertwistle was born in April 1880 at Liverpool to Thomas and Rebecca nee Wade.
1881- 247 and 248 Netherfield Road, Kirkdale, Liverpool. Father a licensed victualler. Amelia is the 4th child.
1891- 25 Newtown, Read, Burnley, Lancashire. Mother widowed and a house keeper. Amelia a cotton weaver aged 11
1901- Whalley Road, Simonstone, Lancashire. A cotton weaver.
20th April 1910 married Francis Luther Haken at Padiham, Lancashire. Amelia’s father a joiner.
1911- 24 Whalley Road. 4 rooms. Husband a labourer. Amelia a cotton weaver.
1918- husband killed in action in France and buried in France.
1918/19- employed as a housekeeper at H M Factory Gretna living at 2 B Eastriggs using maiden name. (Valuation roll)
1921- Amelia and Rebecca are on this record in Reads, Burnley, Lancashire.
21st February 1940- died at 20 Hambledon View Road, Read, Burnley aged 59.
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