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Frank Cyril Tomes

Electrician foreman
Date of Death: January 5, 1951


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1884, Eastbourne, Sussex 

Date and Place of Death: 5th January, 1951 , Edgeware, London  

Nationality: British


Childhood: Youngest of 3 sons.


Parents: Charles Warwick and Kate Dorothy nee Savage.

Parent’s occupations: Architect


Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 1911 aged 17 at boarding school, Hight Street, Downham Market, Norfolk. 


Occupation: Electrician / engineer  

Place of residence at Gretna: 1 K West, Gretna  

Job title at Gretna: Electrician foreman.


Marital status: Married twice.

1st time – On 24th September 1914 to married Lily Hobby (Lily died in 1932).

2nd time – In 1939 married Emily Eleanor Mole.


Children: N/K

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Frank Cyril Tomes was born in Eastbourne, Sussex in 1884 to Charles Warwick Tomes and Kate Dorothy nee Savage.  


1891 – living at 35 Bedford Grove, Eastbourne.  Father an architect.  


1901- listed as a boarder at school at Downham Market, Norfolk 


1911- a boarder at 62 Grafton Street, Mile End East London. Engineer. 


24th September 1914- married Lily Hobby at Finchley, a publican’s daughter. Frank described it as an engineer.  


WW1 – employed as an electrician foreman at H M Factory, Gretna, living with his wife at 14 K West, Gretna. (Electoral register)  


1921 – Frank Cyril, Bernard R, Emma Jane, and 2 others are on the record in Braintree, Essex.  


1932- wife Lily died.  


Q2 or Q3 1939 married Emily Eleanor Mole, 18 years his junior at Hendon, Middlesex 


5th January 1951 died aged 67 at 31 Westware, Edgeware.  




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