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Cornelius Barley

Sergeant of police
Date of Death: December 12, 1920


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1860, Odell, Bedfordshire  

Date and Place of Death:  12th December 1920, Heywood, Lancashire  

Nationality: British


Childhood: Second of at least 2 children.


Parents: George and Sarah. 


Parent’s occupations: Agricultural labourer and lacemaker  


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


Occupation: A general labourer and then a police constable prior to working at H.M. Factory Gretna.


Place of residence at Gretna: Police Bungalow, Loanwath Road, Gretna   


Job title at Gretna: Sergeant of police  


Marital status: Married Elizabeth Sarah Collins at Aylsham.


Children: 9, 8 surviving.

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Cornelius Barley was born at Odell, Bedfordshire in 1860 to George an agricultural labourer and Sarah, a lacemaker.  


1861 – Cornelius is the second child aged only 2. 


Q1 1880 married Elizabeth Sarah Collins at Aylsham 


1881 – 4 Odell Road, Harrold, Bedfordshire. A general labourer 


1882-1884 – employed by Lancashire County Police 


1891 – living at Barley Cop Cottage, Skerton, Lancashire. Police constable – Lancashire constabulary.  


1901- 3 Fern Terrace, Haslington. Police constable 


1911- 72 William Street, Heywood, Lancs. 5 rooms. 9 children- 8 surviving  


WW1- employed at H M Factory Gretna as a sergeant of police living at Police Bungalow, Loanwath Road, Gretna  


12th December 1920 died at 43 Withington Street, Heywood. (Bury Lancashire Registration District) 



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