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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Douglas Ferguson Sommerville
Date and Place of Birth: 9th April 1879. Hamilton, Lanackshire
Date and Place of Death: 27th August 1960. Kintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
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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Illegitimate children in Glasgow were boarded out whenever possible.