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Arthur Lewis BlackburnPolice Sergeant
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Arthur Lewis Blackburn
Date and Place of Birth: 1860, Middlestown near Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Date and Place of Death: 11th October 1931, Hindley, Lancashire
Parents: John Blackburn and Alice nee Marsden
Parent’s occupations: N/K
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Police Sergeant
Place of residence at Gretna: Factory Police Camp, Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: Police Sergeant
Marital status: Married Rachel Balmforth/Bamforth.
Children: 10 born, 8 surviving
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Arthur Lewis Blackburn was born in 1860 a Middlestown, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, to John and Alice nee Marsden
1881- lodging at Ossett near Dewsbury, Yorkshire. Workimg as a coal miner.
30th April 1881, married Rachel Balmforth/Bamforth at Netherton near his birthplace of Middlestown. He was a miner living in Ossett (marriage Banns)
1891- 36 Lily Lane, Abram, Lancashire. County Police Officer. 5 children.
1901- 22 George Street, Hindley, Lancashire. 7 children, 6 girls and 1 boy. A police sergeant.
1911- Living on Lily Lane, Abram. 5 rooms. Had 10 children, 8 surviving. A police pensioner and sexton.
WW1- employed at H M Factory Gretna as a police sergeant living at Factory Police Camp, Eastriggs. (Electoral register) Name and address appeared in Gretna and Eastriggs Electoral Roll 1918-1919.
11th October 1931- died at Hindley, Lancashire aged 71
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