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Benjamin Theodore PriestmanChemist
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Benjamin Theodore Priestman
Date and Place of Birth: 6th November 1883, Hale Southcote, Hull, Eats Riding of Yorkshire
Date and Place of Death: 4th March 1967, Holborn Cottage, North Ferriby, Hull
Childhood: 7th of 8 children
Parents: Thomas and Sarah Ann nee Pretchell
Parent’s occupations: Solicitor
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Place of residence at Gretna: 13-15 The Ridge, Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: Chemist
Marital status: Unmarried
Children: None known
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Benjamin Theodore Priestman was born at Hale Southcote’s, East Riding of Yorkshire on 6th November 1883 to Thomas, a solicitor and Sarah Ann nee Pretchell. 7th child.
1891- living at Westcott House, Hull, employed a governess and a nurse.
1901- same address
1911 – Westcott House, Hull, 14 rooms. Father a solicitor and has had 8 children. Benjamin – an analytical chemist starch blue and black lead industry.
1918- Listed on Valuation roll at 13-15 The Ridge, Eastriggs, employed at H.M. Factory Gretna as a chemist.
1921 – B Theodore, Sarah A P, Olive and 2 others are on this record at Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire
1939- Holborn Cottage, Beverley Road, Hull. Company Director Reckitt and Coleman. Head of household with 5 of his adult siblings. Unmarried
4th March 1967 died at Holborn Cottage, N Ferriby, Hull aged 80
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