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George Thomas Bailey

Birthplace Staffordshire Hanley Place of Death Stoke on Trent Date of Birth: August 30, 1891


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : George Thomas Bailey
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 30th August 1891, Hanley, Staffordshire
Date and Place of Death: April 1967, Stoke-on -Trent
Nationality: English
Childhood: Eldest of 6 surviving of 9
Parents: George and Emily nee Brookes
Parents occupations: Potters earth miner and colour grinder. Mother – a cup handler at pottery
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Steel furnace ladle man
Place of residence at Gretna:Not known
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 2
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: None
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Mini Biography
George Thomas Bailey 1891-1967
George Thomas Bailey was born in Hanley, Staffordshire on 30th August 1891 to George Bailey and Emily nee Brookes.
1901- living at Antrum/Antrim/Anstrum St, Hanley. Father- Potters earth miner.
Miner. George is the eldest of 4 children. B/G/G/G
1911- living at 5 Gordon St, Hanley. 4 rooms. George is a Lamp officer in colliery. Father a colour grinder. Mother cup handler at pottery. 9 children born with 6 surviving. B/G/G/G/B/G
April 1919 – married Lizzie Jones at Stoke on Trent.
WW1 – employed at Gretna. He is listed in the 1921 census as a n ex Gretna worker. It is possible Lizzie worked there as well.
1921 – listed at Stoke on Trent – George Thomas , Gertrude, James and 3 others.
1924 daughter born.
1939-living a 20, Sutton Drive, Trent Vale , Stoke. A Steel furnace ladle man, heavy work
2 children.
April 1967 died at Stoke on Trent aged 76

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