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Ernest Pepper

Date of Birth: February 8, 1885 Date of Birth: January 22, 1964


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 8th February 1885, Little Langdale, Westmorland. 

Date and Place of Death:  22nd January 1964, Kirby Lonsdale, Westmorland 

Nationality: British

Childhood: 1 of 10 born, 8 surviving  


Parents: Joseph Greenop Pepper and Elizabeth nee Tyson 

Parent’s occupations: Slate miner  


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


Occupation: Joiner 

Place of residence at Gretna: 5N West, Gretna  

Job title at Gretna: Joiner


Marital status: Married Susannah Mounsey

Children: At least 1


Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Ernest pepper was born on 8th February at ‘The Bield’, Little Langdale, Westmorland, to Joseph Greenop Pepper and Elizabeth nee Tyson.


1891- Living at ‘The Bield’, Father a slate miner.  


1901 – Same address. Father a slate quarryman. Ernest is an apprentice joiner. 2nd of 8 children listed.  


1911- same address. Father a ‘River in slate quarry’. 10 children born, 8 surviving, 6 rooms.  


23rd May 1915 – married Susannah Mounsey at Langdale, Westmorland.  


August 1915 – on separate dates- 2 brothers died at sea – Gallipoli. 


October 1917- father died. 


1918/19- employed at H M Factory, Gretna as a joiner living at 5N West, Gretna.  


1921- Ernest, Susannah and Winifred are on the record in the Ruydal and Loughrigg. (Ambleside) district.  


1939- Grass Ings, near Kendal, Westmorland, carpenter and joiner.  


22nd January 1964 – died at Barbon Manor Lodge, Kirby Lonsdale, Westmorland aged 78. 




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