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Charlotte Woodhouse

Birthplace Dumfriesshire Kenziels, Annan Scotland Date of Birth: June 4, 1901 Date of Death: January 19, 1989


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) :Charlotte Woodhouse (married name McKee)

Gender: Female

Date and Place of Birth: 06/04/1901 Kenziels, Annan, Dumfries-shire

Date and Place of Death: 1989 Martha St, Glasgow

Nationality: Scottish



Childhood: One of 8 children of whom5 were still alive in 1911

Parents: Richard Woodhouse and Jane Carlyle

Parent’s occupations: Fisherman

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 

Occupation: worker at HM factory 

Place of residence at Gretna:

Job title at Gretna:

Marital status: Married on 31 August 1928 at Annan Congregational Church

Children: Elihu Leslie (Les) McKee b 1933, Thomas McKee b 1931 (there may be more?)

Travels: 1928 worked as House maid living at Dam side, Spiersbridge Thornliebank, Glasgow on marriage in 1928.

Living in Glasgow on death


Trivia / any other information: 


1901 Family : Parents,  Richard (34) and Jane( 32) and children David (11), Mary(8) and Lily(60  lived at Lower Kenziels, Annan

1911 Family lived at Port St, Annan and parent and some siblings are buried at Annan Cemetery (Charlotte was born just a few days after the census)

Married James McKee ( bachelor) a Locomotive fireman from Pollockshaw St, Glasgow

Her sister Mary (b1893 also worked at the factory)

She lied about her age to get the job. 

Her brother David (b1891) fought in France and was wounded? (not verified)

Her sister Violet (b1906) was witness at her wedding living at Port St Annan



  • Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher): 

Books written about the individual or mentioning the individual (Title, year of publication, publisher):  Moorside, A Wartime Miracle by Gordon Routledge published Arthuret 2020

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