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Charles Henderson Chandley

Birthplace Carlisle Place of Death Lancashire Morecambe Date of Birth: September 15, 1869 Date of Death: December 21, 1928


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Charles Henderson Chandley
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 15th September 1869, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: 21st December 1928, Morecambe, Lancashire
Disability : Discharged aged 48 no longer fit for war
Childhood: N/K
Parents: William Walker Chandley and Elizabeth
Parents occupations: Machine calico printer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Licensed trade
Place of residence at Gretna:Not known
Marital status: Married
Children: Had 3 , 1 survived
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: Died on Morecambe station
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Mini Biography

Charles Henderson Chandley 1869 -1928

Charles Henderson Chandley was born on 15th September 1869 in Carlisle to William Walker Chandley and Elizabeth

1871-living at 7 Denton Street, Caldewgate, Carlisle , father a machine calico printer

1881- 18 Norfolk Street, Carlisle

1891- at 1 Marsden Street, Elswick, Newcastle. Nephew. A barman

1901- Borough Arm, Jarrow ( 28 North Street)

1911- Robin Hood, Churston , N Shields . 8 rooms . 1 servant. Has had 3 children , 1 survived

16th July 1917- a widower- short service attestation to Royal Engineers. Discharged on 17th August as no longer physically fit. Daughter is next of kin

Employed at Gretna

1921 – listed as an ex Gretna worker

21st December 1928 of ‘Chingford’ Thornton Road, Morecambe died at the London and midland Railway Station, Morecambe.

CROPPED DOWN DEAD. Morecambe Man Dies at Railway Station. Mr. Chas. Handley, of ” Chinford.” Thornton Road, Morecambe, left his house on Friday morning to go to Kendal by the 7-35 train out of Euston Road Station but on arrival at the Station was seized with sudden illness. He went into the waiting room and was there seen to fall to the floor. Porters Common and Atkinson went to his assistance, and Dr.Glegg was sent for. Death. however, appeared to have been almost instantaneous. The facts were reported to the Coroner, but no inquest was consider necessary. Mr. Handley, who was 67, came from Kendal to reside in Morecambe three years ago,…” Morecambe Guardian Saturday 29th December 1928

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