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Miss Florence Annie Shute


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

Gender: Female

Date and Place of Birth: 18 Mar 1886 Newport

Date and Place of Death: N/K

Nationality: British


Childhood: One of nine children; Edith Mary Shute (1881-1935), Enos John 1882-1897, William Henry b1883, Harry Charles (1884-1934), Beatrice sarah (1889-1983), Reginald Tom (1891-1891), Percy Clifton (1892-1952), Evelyn Mary b 1894.

Parents: William Henry Shute (1857-1922) and Johanna Dix (1857-1926)

Parent’s occupations: father a Shipping Contractor, mother a Pianist (on 1971 census before marriage)

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 

Occupation: 1911 Mother’s help to civil servant

1948 Hotelier at Ilkley

Place of residence at Gretna: 

Job title at Gretna: Unknown

Marital status: Single

Children: No

Travels: 1948 Rio de Janeiro


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She could have been looking after accommodation  or welfare of girls in light of her other occupations.

Name and address mentioned in the Dornock Farewell, held in The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection.

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