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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Edward Horner
Date and place of birth: 18th July 1874, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: July 1957, Carlisle
Childhood: 7th of 8.
Parents: John Horner and Jane nee Skelton
Parents occupations: Iron moulder and charwoman
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: General labourer- heavy worker
Place of residence at Gretna: Carlisle probably
Marital status: Married
Children: Son and daughter
Positions held: N/K
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Edward Horner 1874-1957
Edward Horner was born in Carlisle on 18th July 1874 to John and Jane nee Skelton. His parents married at Gretna Green in August 1851. John was an iron moulder.
1881 – living at 43 East Street, Carlisle. Mother is a charwoman. Father is not listed but mother is listed as married. Edward is the 7th of 8 children.
1891- living at 12 Princess Street, Botchergate, Carlisle. Edward a railway wagon greaser. Mother now widowed and a charwoman.
1901- no evident record
1902 married Mary Elizabeth nee Kindleysides at Carlisle.
1904 -son born
1906- daughter born
1911- 2 Lord St, Carlisle, 2 rooms . He has been married for 9 years and has 2 children. Working as a “labourer general”
WW1 – too old for military service. Employed at Gretna.
1921- listed as an ex or retired Gretna worker. Living in Carlisle with Elizabeth, Richard and 1 other.
1939-62 Alexander St, Carlisle a Brewery labourer, Heavy worker.
July 1957- died Carlisle.