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Andrew Little

Birthplace Brampton England Date of Birth: November 15, 1877 Date of Death: March 1, 1968


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Andrew Little
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 15th November 1877, Hayton, Brampton, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death: 1st March 1968, Brier Cottage, Hayton
Nationality: English

Childhood: At least 7 children
Parents: John Little and Sarah nee Peel [Peal]
Parents occupations: General labourer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Railway Platelayer then textile bleaching operator
Place of residence at Gretna: Not known
Marital status: Married
Children: Travels

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Mini Biography

Andrew Little 1877-1968

Andrew Little was born in Hayton, Brampton, Cumberland  on 15th November 1877 to John and Sarah nee Peel [Peal].His father was 20 years older than his mother. Father was married twice.

1881 – father a farm labourer aged 60 . Mother is 40 Living at Hayton Town Head. Youngest of 6 boys.

1891- Woodend , Hayton . Father listed as 80 in this census  ( should be 70 ) and mother at 56 with a 2 year old daughter. Father a general labourer. Now showing as middle of 7 children

1901  Railway platelayer , boarder at Brier Cottage, Hayton near Brampton, Cumberland.

20th December 1903 married Elizabeth Ann Burrows  in Carlisle

1911- Railway Goods Checker  living at 9 Graham Street, Carlisle  n 3 rooms with his wife and 4 children

WW1 – just too old for military service was employed at Gretna

1921 – listed as ex or retired Gretna worker. Andrew, Elizabeth, Agnes and 3 others are on the record in Carlisle

1939-9 Graham Street a Textile bleaching operator

1st March 1968 died at  Brier Cottage, Hayton. Aged 91

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