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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): David Coulthard
Date and Place of Birth: 1869, Authuret, Longtown, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death: 23rd June 1922, River Lyne, West Linton, Scottish Borders
Childhood: David was born in Authuret and grew up in the area. His father George died after a long illness when David was about 10 years old. His mother Sybella remarried 2 years later.
Parents: George & Sybella (nee Wilson) Coulthard
George was a Miller
Sybella 2nd husband was a farmer, so census stated a farmer’s wife.
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/k
Occupation: Chemist assistant.
Place of residence at Gretna: 5 T East
Job title at Gretna: Chemist
Marital status: Married Hannah nee Wannop in 1898 in the Carlisle registration area.
Children: 1 known child
Travels: Awards/recognitions: N/K
Trivia / any other information:
David worked as a chemist assistant (1891 census).
He continued to work as a chemist and stayed in Scotland after WW1 in Gretna.
About 2 years after David married Hannah, Hannah’s sister-in-law Martha died leaving 2 sons, twins 5 months old (1901). David & Hannah, according to 1911 & 1921 census, had the 2 boys living with them.
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