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Ernest Henry Sealey

General Foreman
Birthplace Essex Dovercourt Place of Death Coventry Date of Birth: January 6, 1871 Date of Death: April 24, 1949


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Ernest Henry Sealey
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 6th January 1871, Dovercourt, Essex
Date and Place of Death: 24th April 1949, 4 Meriden Street, Coventry
Nationality: British
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
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Mini Biography

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.

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