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Cyril Edgar Steel
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Cyril Edgar Steel
Date and place of birth: 8th May 1895, 21 Orfeure Street, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: 4th February 1979, Workington
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
Positions held: N/K
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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.