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Photo of Catherine Scott Cuthbertson

Catherine Scott Cuthbertson

Munitions Worker
Birthplace Dumfriesshire Langholm Scotland Date of Death: January 19, 1997 Date of Birth: January 15, 1899


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) :Catherine Scott Cuthbertson (married name Little) 

Gender: female 

Date and Place of Birth: 15 Jan 1899 Ashley Bank Lodge, Langholm 

Date and Place of Death: 1997 

Nationality: Scottish/British 

Photo of Catherine kindly shared by family.



Childhood: 4 sisters ( Agnes b1885, Lizzie m. b 1886, Marion b 1891. Cristina Martin  1900-1972 and 4 brothers ( James 1888, William 1893, John Thorburn 1895-1962, Thomas Scoon 1899-1964) 

Father was killed in an accident at Langholm Gas works in October 1914 

Parents: Henry Cuthbertson (1863-Oct 1914)  

Parent’s occupations: Gardner on her birth certificate in 1899,  Gas Stoker for many years until fatal accident in 1914 reported in papers Langholm) 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  

Occupation: Worker at Factory, Woolen darner on marriage on 3 June 1921 

Place of residence at Gretna: 

Job title at Gretna: 

Marital status: She married Robert William Little, Tweed Warehouse man bachelor of Brae Cottage Eskdaill St, Langholm.  At South United Free Church Manse, Langholm. Marriage certificate from Scotland’s people 

 One of his brothers  (Thomas Ridley Little)  had been killed in war and memorial data (supplied by family?)  

Children: 7 suggested by ancestry family trees but I have only identified the following four so far;  

Elizabeth Kerr Little 1922-1999 

Catherine C. Little b1935 

Jeanie Clark Little b 1937 

Thomas Little d 2004 



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