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Edward Arthur Tarry

Locomotive Driver
Date of Birth: April 28, 1877


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

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 28th April 1877 Stoke Bruerne, Northants

Date and Place of Death:  April Q. 1956. Newport, Monmouthshire.

Nationality: British


Childhood: Born the second eldest of four children. He had two brothers and 1 step-brother. All were born in Stoke Brunerne, Northants.


Father– Henry Tarry. Baptism: 9th October 1831. Stoke Bruerne, Northants.

Mother – Sarah Tarry. Born: c1795. Stoke Bruerne, Northants


Parent’s occupations: Agriculture Labourer then excaverter

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


Occupation: Hewer (Miner) then Engine Driver from between 1901 and 1911.

Place of residence at Gretna: 2 H West.

Job title at Gretna: Locomotive Driver. He appears to have started work at Gretna in 1916 and was still there in 1921.

Marital status: Married Florence Elizabeth Hirst Glover on 10th August 1901.

Children: Nine children.

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions:  N/K

Trivia / any other information:

Edward apparently remained a locomotive driver, possibly in the coal industry for the rest of his working life.


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