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Annie CorrinMunitions Worker
ANNIE MARGARET CORRIN (NEE WOODS)
Date and Place of Birth: Annie was born at Four Roads, Port St.Mary, Rushen, Isle of Man on Jan 24th 1897 and baptised in the local parish church
Date and Place of Death: Castletown, 24 March 1993 aged 96 years
Biography Childhood: Annie was the youngest of 5 children
Parents: Richard Wilkinson Woods (1856-1917) and Ann Jane Radcliffe
Parent’s occupations: Richard Wilkinson Woods was a Mariner
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Nil known
Occupation: Not known
Place of residence at Gretna: Dornock Central Hotel near Carlisle Railway Station
Job title at Gretna: Annie first worked in the cordite section Later Annie worked in the packing sheds.
Marital status: Annie married Charles Corrin 15th November 1921 The photo of Charles and Annie Corrin thanks to their granddaughters Katherine Batty and Kathryn Kinley
Travels: Not known
Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia / any other information:
Booklet above produced by the Stranraer Museum circa 1980
References Family Search incorporating the Isle of Man Museum imuseum.im Ancestry. Thanks to Annie’s granddaughters Kathryn Kinley and Katherine Batty for their assistance with this project.
- Mentioned in Chris Brader’s PhD thesis ‘Timbertown Girls’ (Microsoft Word – WRAP_THESIS_coversheet (warwick.ac.uk)) on p. 41, 45, and 105
- Annie Corrin – Gretna Girl – Devils Porridge Museum