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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : George Atkinson
Date and Place of Birth: Spring 1883, Isel, Cockermouth, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death: N/K
Parents: Thomas and Mary Jane nee Nelson
Parent’s occupations: N/K
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Railway shunter
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married Mary or Vera
Children: At least 1.
Trivia / any other information:
George Atkinson was born at Isel, near Cockermouth, Cumberland in 1883 to Thomas and Mary Jane nee Nelson. He was baptized on 9th April 1893.
1891- staying with aunt and uncle at Baggrow, near Aspatria, Cumberland
1901- living and working as a groom and gardener at Haithwaite Lane, Castle Sowerby. Thomas Mosscrop another Gretna worker was also on the staff.
1910 – married Mary or Vera
1911 21 Harrison Street, Carlisle, 4 rooms, no children working as a railway shunter
WW1 – employed at Gretna
1921 – George, Mary and Vera are on the record in Carlisle. George listed as an ex or retired Gretna Worker.
Date and place of death is not evident.
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