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Cornelius BarleySergeant of police
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Cornelius Barley
Date and Place of Birth: 1860, Odell, Bedfordshire
Date and Place of Death: 12th December 1920, Heywood, Lancashire
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.
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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