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Charles Andrew Hislop

Section Manager, Nitro-Glycerine Hills
Place of Residence at HM Factory Gretna 7 The Ridge


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

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Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 19/08/1879 at Blantyre (1) (7)

Date and Place of Death: 08/03/1943 aged 63 years at Glasgow (2)

Nationality: British

Do we have images/photos of this person ? There is a photo of him in the Dornock Farewell, also images have been put on Ancestry member trees but are not for public view.



Childhood:  He was the youngest of four children. His siblings were:

                         Maggie born 1866 in Glasgow (1) (3)

                         Agnes born 1870 in Glasgow (1) (3)

                         Alexander born 1876 in Blantyre (1) (3)


Parents: Father: David Watson Hislop born 1838 in Glasgow (1) (7)

                Mother: Margaret Marshall born 1839 (1) (7)

Parent’s occupations: Father was a watchmaker and jeweller (1) (3)

                                        Mother was a Fancy Goods shopkeeper. (1)


Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 

 Occupation: Analytical chemist (1) (6)

Place of residence at Gretna: 7, The Ridge, Eastriggs

Job title at Gretna: Section Manager, Nitro-Glycerin Hills.

Marital status: Married

Spouse name (including male name): Jane Fulton Murray (5)

Date of marriage: 05/08/1905 (5)

Place/Parish of marriage: 19 India Street, Glasgow (5)

Children:    Jean Drummond Hislop born 1910 (6) (7) (8)

                   David Watson Hislop born 1909, died 1909 (7)

                    David Watson Hislop born 1913 (7)                



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  1. Find my past 1901 census
  2. Find my past probate calendars
  3. Find my past 1881 census
  4. Find my past 1891 cencus
  5. Find my past newspaper articles
  6. Scotlands People 1911 census
  7. Scotlands people index
  8. Ancestry member trees.


Pictured in the Dornock Farewell (part of The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection):

Name and address appears in the Dornock Farewell:

Appears in Proceedings of the Institute of Chemistry 1918 part 4

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