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Ellen Frampton Dore

Matron of Rodney Hostel


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Ellen Frampton Dore nee Tuckey  


Gender: Female

Date and Place of Birth: 11th May 1863, Lidyard Millicent, Wiltshire 

Date and Place of Death:  15th November 1944, Oxford 

Nationality: British


Childhood: 4th of at least 7 children  


Parents: Richard Frampton Tuckey and Sarah nee Badcock  

Parent’s occupations: Yeoman farmer  


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


Occupation: Matron at Gretna, otherwise, own means.

Place of residence at Gretna: 2-22 Halifax Road, Eastriggs. Rodney Hostel  

Job title at Gretna: Matron at Gretna.

Marital status: Married William John Dore. Widowed in 1901

Children: One son.


Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Ellen Frampton Dore nee Tuckey was born on 11th May 1863 in Wiltshire to Richard Frampton Tuckey and Sarah nee Badcock.  


1881 – Brook Farm, Lidyard Millicent. Motehr head of house, listed as married and farmer’s wife but no husband listed.  Farmer’s wife of 132 acres employing 5 men and 2 boys. Ellen 4th of 7 children  


26th November 1884- married William John Dore , 31 year old yeoman at Lidyard Millicent.  


1891-living at Bourton, Berkshire. Husband a farmer. 


1901- Western Lodge, Western Supermare, living with husband at brother’s house with 1 sons.  


Q2 1901 – husband died in Bath registration district.  


1911 – 195 Woodstock Road, Oxford. Living on own means. widowed, 1 son and 1 maid.  


WW1- employed as a matron of Rodney Hostel, Eastriggs, living at 2-22 Halifax Road, Eastriggs. (Electoral Register – Miss Ellen F Dore- and Valuation Roll)  


1921 – Ellen Frampton, Anton William Bridges, Charles Stewart and 16 others are on this record in Headlington, Oxfordshire.  


1939 – 87 Beech Croft Road, Oxford. Single. No occupation  


15th November 1944 died aged 81 at Radley Infirmary, Oxford of 67 Bainton Road, Oxford.  




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