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Charles PearsonPolice constable
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Charles Pearson
Date and Place of Birth: 21st March 1884, Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland
Date and Place of Death: 31st March 1962, Galashiels, Scotland
Parents: Thomas and Mary Jane nee Henderson
Parent’s occupations: Shoemaker
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Police constable
Place of residence at Gretna: Eastriggs Police Barracks
Job title at Gretna: Police constable
Marital status: Married Agnes Gray.
Children: At least 2 possibly 3
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Charles Pearson was born at Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland on 21st March 1884 to Thomas, a shoemaker and Mary Jane nee Henderson.
1891- Living at Bakerhouse, Saltoun, Haddingtonshire
1901- 5, Borthwick, Stobhill, Cockhills. Father a widowed shoemaker. Charles a coal miner
27th September 1912 – married Agnes Gray at Galashiels. They subsequently had at least 2 children born in 1913 and 1914
1917/18 – taken prisoner of war by the Germans. Repatriated 3rd December 1918, “no longer physically fit for active service. Address given is 140 Magdala Terrace, Galashiels. “Character exemplart, honest, sober and reliable man”
Employed at H M Factory Gretna as a police constable living at Eastriggs Police Barracks. (Elec. register)
1921 – Charkes, Agnes, Thomas and 2 others are on the record at Kirkandrews Nether, Longtown, Cumberland.
31st May 1962- died at Galashels, Selkirkshire, Scotland at Lucy Anderson Cottage Homes, Galshiels Corporation aged 78
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