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Christopher John PurseyElectrician
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Christopher George Pursey
Date and Place of Birth: 1877, Pancras, London
Date and Place of Death: 18th June 1934 (burial), Uxbridge, Middlesex
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
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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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