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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Emma Heward
Date and place of birth: 30th December 1891 Carlisle
Date and Place of Death:Not known
Childhood: Family of girls. Father died in 1910
Parents: Joseph Hugh and Mary Grace nee Robinson
Parents occupations: Joiner/carpenter employer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: In 1911 was a typist and book keeper
Place of residence at Gretna: Home in Carlisle ? Possibly 181 Warwick Rd, Carlisle
Marital status: Married in 1930
Children: None known
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: No
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Emma Heward 1891-?
Emma Heward was born on 31st December 1891 at Carlisle to Joseph Hugh Heward and Mary Grace nee Robinson.
The 1891 census shows her parents living at 24 Corporation Rd, Carlisle , father a carpenter.
1901 – living at 66 Corporation Rd, Carlisle. Father a joiner, employer. Emma the youngest of 3 girls.
1910 father died.
1911-living at 181 Warwick Rd, Carlisle, 9 rooms. Mother widowed having had 5 children in total with 3 surviving. Emma is a typist and book keeper for a Manchester Warehouse
The 1921 census lists Emma as being an ex Gretna worker but no indications as to what she did there. She is listed with her mother, her sister Mary Evelyn plus 2 others.
1930 April or May – married Thomas McHugh of Kendal at Carlisle.
1939 – living at 14 Natland Rd, Kendal , Thomas a civil engineer for Ministry of Labour. Could they have met at Gretna?
There is no indication of any children or as to when Emma died.