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Ernest Henry SealeyGeneral Foreman
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Ernest Henry Sealey
Date and place of birth: 6th January 1871, Dovercourt, Essex
Date and Place of Death: 24th April 1949, 4 Meriden Street, Coventry
Childhood: 6th of 7 children
Parents: George and Eliza nee Paddle
Parents occupations: Builder employer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: General foreman at Gretna. Otherwise, bricklayer
Place of residence at Gretna: 31, Delhi Road, Eastriggs
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 2
Positions held: N/K
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Ernest Henry Sealey 1871-1949
Ernest Henry Sealey was born on 6th January 1871 at Dovercourt, Essex to George and Eliza nee Paddle.
1871 – living at Stephen’s Field. Father a builder. Ernest the youngest of 6
1881 –living at 1 New Rd, Harwich. Father a “builder employing 8 men and 2 boys” Now a younger sister.
1891-Father has died. Ernest is the only child at home living at Myrtle Cottages, Harwich. A Bricklayer.
22nd March 1896, married Nellie Fox at St Nicholas Church, Deptford, Greenwich. Both of 14a, Armada Street, Deptford at the time. Nellie was a cook.
1901 living at Risborough Lane , Ashley Terrace, Cheriton , Kent Ernest a bricklayer.
1911 Living at 37A , Trentham Street, Southfields, S.W. 5 rooms with a boarder staying. Ernest a bricklayer.
WW1- too old for military service. He and Nellie listed on Electoral register as living at 31 Delhi Rd, Eastriggs. Working as a general foreman at Gretna.
1921 – living in Wandsworth, London. Ernest Henry, Nellie, George and 1 other are on the record.
1939 – living at 4 Meriden Street, Coventry .D of B given as 12th February 1961. This is incorrect as he was 2 months old on the 1871 census.
24th April 1949 died at 4 Meriden Street, Coventry aged 78.