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Cyril Edgar Steel

Birthplace Carlisle Place of Death Workington Date of Birth: May 8, 1895 Date of Death: February 4, 1979


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Cyril Edgar Steel
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 8th May 1895, 21 Orfeure Street, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: 4th February 1979, Workington
Nationality: English
Disability : Disabled discharge from RGA 1919, accident with a manhole
Childhood: 3rd of 4 children. Only boy
Parents: John Irving Steel and Mary Ann nee Stephenson
Parents occupations: Commercial Traveller for chemical manufacturer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N.K
Occupation: H M Customs and Excise officer
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 1 daughter
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
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Mini Biography

Cyril Edgar Steel 1895- 1975

Cyril Edgar Steel was born at 21 Orfeure Street, Carlisle on 8th May 1895 to John Irving Steel and Mary Ann nee Stephenson

1901 – living at 21 Orfeure Street, Botchergate, Carlisle. Father a jar distiller’s clerk. Cyril the 3rd of 4 children. G/G/B/G

1911- same address.  4 children born . Father a commercial traveller for Chemical Manufacturer.  5 rooms

WW1 Gunner with Royal Garrison Artillery  ( RGA) discharged – disability papers  22nd Oct 1919.Referenec to an accident with a manhole in his disability army pension record.

Some of WW1 employed at Gretna.

1921 – listed as an ex Gretna worker living in Carlisle. Cyril Edgar, John Irving, Mary Ann and 3 others are on the record.

Q1 1930- married May Henderson in Workington.1 daughter born in 1930

1939 living at 43 Newlands lane, Workington- Officer H M Customs and Excise

Died 4th Feb 1979 Workington.

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