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Arthur Charles Hurst

Date of Birth: April 5, 1873 Date of Birth: September 10, 1947


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Arthur Charles Hurst  


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 5th April 1873, Hull, Yorkshire 

Date and Place of Death:  10th September 1947, High Hesket  

Nationality: British


Childhood: Eldest of 8 children

Parents: Charles Halford Hurst and Emily nee Barker  

Parent’s occupations: Paper maker the grocer and shopkeeper  


Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K


Occupation: Lithographer the grocer  


Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: N/K


Marital status: Married Annie Barker at Carlisle.

Children: At least 1.

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Arthur Charles Hurst was born on 5th April 1873 in Hull, Yorkshire, to Charles Halford Hurst and Emily nee Barker. He was the eldest of 8 children.  


1881- living at head’s Nook, Cumberland. Father a ‘paper maker machine man’ 


1891- – Croft Head Cottage, Head’s Nook. Father a paper maker. Arthur a paper maker.  


1901- Regent Terrace, Botchergate, Carlisle. Lithographic calendar machine minder. Father a grocer and shopkeeper.  


1910- married Annie Barker at Carlisle  


1911 – Carrock, Carlisle, 2 rooms. Calendar ma lithographer  


WW1 – employed at H M Factory Gretna  


1921- Arthur, Charles, Annie and Arthur Barker are on the record in Carlisle. Arthur listed as an ex-Gretna worker.  


1939- 1 Blackwell Road, Carlisle. Grocer own employer.  


10th September 1947 – died as reported below, of 48 Tullie Street, Carlisle  


10th September 1947 of 48 Tullie Street Carlisle, died on the Penrith to Carlisle highway whilst cycling. 

Penrith Observer - Tuesday 16 September 1947 

“HIGH HESKET FATALITY An inquest was opened at Causeway House, High Hesket, on Mr. Arthur Charles Hurst, aged 74, a widower, who lived at Tullie Street, Carlisle. Mr. Hurst received fatal injuries while cycling on the main Carlisle-Penrith road near High Hesket on Wednesday afternoon. After evidence of identification the inquest was adjourned until Thursday.”




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