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Florrie Mary Brewer

Munitions Worker
Birthplace Cumbria Cockermouth Birthplace Clermont Canada Date of Birth: July 24, 1901 Date of Death: November 15, 1995


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Florrie Mary Brewer  Gender Female

Date and place of birth 24th July 1901, Cockermouth, Cumberland

Date and Place of Death: 15th November 1995, Clermont, Canada

Nationality: British

Childhood 1 of 3 children born, eldest of 2 girls to survive- both employed at Gretna

Parents Isaac and Jane Ann nee Glaister

Parents occupations House painter , employer

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

Occupation Not known

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Marital status Married twice

Children One son

Travels Emigrated with family to US in 1923 . First marriage ‘offshore’, died in Canada

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Positions held N/K

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Mini Biography

Florrie Mary Brewer- 1901- 1995

Florrie Mary Brewer was born on 24th July 1901 at Cockermouth, Cumberland to Isaac and Jane Ann nee Glaister. The older sister of Margaret Annie , also in the database but born in Liverpool. 1911- living at Grecian Cottage, Papcastle, Cockermouth. Father a house painter – employer. 3 children born, 2 sisters survived. WW1 – employed at Gretna along with sister Annie. 1921- Florrie, Isaac, Jane and 5 others are on the record in Cockermouth. Florrie and Annie listed as ex Gretna workers 1st October 1923 family emigrated to America via Liverpool and Boston Last residence for Florrie had been Cleator Moor. Address in US was 74 Penfold Street, Roslindale, Massachussetts 1925 Married Robert Burns – offshore. Son, Ronald born in Pennsylvania. April 1962 – married for a second time at Rowley Regis, Staffordshire to Sidney H Williams 15th November 1995 died at Clermont, Canada aged 94

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