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Douglas Somerville



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

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: 9th April 1879. Hamilton, Lanackshire 

Date and Place of Death: 27th August 1960.  Kintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland 

Nationality: Scottish    


Childhood: He was illegitimate and was given his mother’s surname. In 1881  he was boarded out to the Reid Family at 263 King Street, Rutherglen, Glasgow.  His Mother was living with John Sommerville as man and wife. 

Parents: Jane Sommerville 

Parent’s occupations: John Sommerville was a Book Binder’s Machinist.  

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  unknown 

Occupation: Mercantile Clerk 

Place of residence at Gretna: unknown 

Job title at Gretna: Clerk 

Marital status: Married to Mary Edwards 

Children: 2. a. Douglas Sommerville. Born: c1907 Glasgow 

3.b. Jane F. Sommerville. Born: c1908 Glasgow 

4.c. David E. Sommerville. Born: c1910 Glasgow 

5.d. George F. Sommerville. Born: c1911 Glasgow 

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