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Charles William Witts

Birthplace Gloucestershire Stroud Place of Death Gloucestershire Stroud


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

Gender Male

Date and place of birth 1854, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Date and Place of Death: July 1931, Stroud

Nationality: British

Childhood 2nd of 5 children

Parents Goerge and Emma nee Mayo

Parents occupations Not known

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K

Occupation Commercial clerk/book keeper

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Marital status Married

Children At least 2

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Positions held N/K

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Charles William Witts 1854- 1931

Charles William Witts was born in Stroud , Gloucestershire in 1854 to George Witts and Emma nee Mayo. 1861- at Paganhill, Stroud. Father a machine fitter. 2nd of 5 children. 1871- mother widowed- a cloth burler. Charles a clerk. Still at PaganHill. 1881- a commercial clerk unemployed 16th October 1884 married Eliza Critchley at Cainscross, Gloucestershire 1891- at Cashes Green, Gloucestershire. A book keeper with 2 daughters. 1901- living at York Cottage, Cainscross, with 2 other families. A book keeper 1911- Cashes Green, Stroud, Only had 2 children. 7 rooms. A merchant tailor’s foreman. WW1 too old for military service- employed at Gretna 1921 – Charles William, Eliza, Louisa and 4 others are on the record at Stroud. Charles listed as an ex or retired Gretna worker. July 1931 – died aged 77 at Stroud

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