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Edward James Manley

Date of Birth: December 20, 1896


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Edward James Manley  


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 20th December 1896, Tottenham, London 

Date and Place of Death:  N/K

Nationality: British


Childhood: 3rd of 6 born, 5 surviving.

Parents: Michael John and Alice nee Wilson 

Parent’s occupations: Gas work stoker then dairyman 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K


Occupation: Chemist  

Place of residence at Gretna: 17-19 The Ridge, Eastriggs  

Job title at Gretna: Chemist  


Marital status:  Married but details unknown. Perhaps to Olive?

Children: N/K

Travels: Emigrated to US – date unknown  


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Edward James Manley was born on 20th December 1896 at Tottenham, London to Michael John and Alice nee Wilson.  


1901- living at 55 Plevna Road, Tottenham. Father a gas stoker 


1911- 42 Southey Road, South Tottenham. Father a dairyman. Edward the 3rd child of 6 born, 5 surviving.  


WW1- employed at HM Factory, Gretna as a Chemist living at 17-19 The Ridge, Eastriggs. (Electoral Register)  


24th July 1918 attested to The Royal Air Force. 


Married Olive pre 1921 – not confirmed.  


1939 – 9 Carlish Road, Willesden. Lodging, a chemist. Status is married.   


Appears on US social security application, not dated as ‘legal alien’ and ‘alien not authorised to work.”


Death unknown  




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