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Elijah Thompson Hall
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Elijah Thompson Hall
Date and place of birth: 29th May 1878, Murton, Durham
Date and Place of Death: 13th December 1954, 448 London Road , Carlisle
Childhood: 4th child
Parents: Joseph and Margaret nee Thompson
Parents occupations: Coal miner / deputy overseer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Clothing manager then auctioneer agriculture and furniture
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 2
Positions held: N/K
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Elijah Thompson Hall 1878-1954
Elijah Thompson Hall was born on 29th May 1878 at Murton, Durham to Joseph and Margaret nee Thompson.
1881- living at 5 Model Street, Murton. Father a coal miner
1891-5 Model Street, Murton Colliery , Durham. Father now a deputy overseer in mine
1901- there is no census evidence for Elijah . He subsequently named a house Durban so it is possible that he was in Durban during the Boer War.
Quarter 3 1906 married Maria Robinson in Carlisle
1910- son born
1911-109 Abington Ave, Northampton, Clothing manager .6 rooms 1 child
1912- daughter born
WW1 – employed at Gretna.
1921 – listed as an ex Gretna worker. Elijah T, Maria, Joseph and 1 other are on this record
1939- living at “ Durban”, St Cuthberts, Carlisle. Auctioneer: Agric and furniture
Died 13th December 1954 at 448 London Road, Carlisle