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Christopher John Pursey



Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Christopher George Pursey 


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1877, Pancras, London

Date and Place of Death:  18th June 1934 (burial), Uxbridge, Middlesex  

Nationality: British


Childhood: Eldest child  

Parents: George T and Sarah E nee Lockwood 

Parent’s occupations: Publisher’s messenger and dressmaker  


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


Occupation: Electrical engineer 

Place of residence at Gretna: C5 Eastriggs 

Job title at Gretna: Electrician.


Marital status: Married Emily Florence Hutson.

Children: Had 5, 4 survived  

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Christopher George Pursey was born in 1877 at St Pancras, London to George T and Sarah E. nee Lockwood.  


1881- living at 66? Road, Kentish Town, London. Father a stock clerk unemployed. Eldest child.  


1891- 40 Beckerton Road, Upper Holloway. Father an agent Provident Association , Insurance.  


1901- 3 Archway Road, Hornsey, London. Father a publisher’s messenger, mother a dressmaker. Christopher a publisher’s collector.  


25th December 1900 married Emily Florence Hutson at Islington. Both of 64 Langdon Road. He a collector.  


1911-Hatch Farm, Kelvedon Common, Brentwood, Essex, 7 rooms. Had 5 children, 4 surviving . Electrical engineer (Electric light wiring)  


1918/19 – employed at H M Factory, Gretna as an electrician living at C5 Eastriggs. (Electoral register) 


1918 – also on electoral register with wife at 115 Crescent Road, South Weald. 


18th June 1934 buried at Camden, died at Uxbridge, Middlesex aged 57 




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