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George Gerad Perkins
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): George Gerard Perkins.
Date and Place of Birth: Burslem 1868 Q1
Date and Place of Death: 09/03/1927 Crossens, Southport
Parents: Charles and Eliza Perkins
Parent’s occupations: Wine and Spirit Merchant
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Hotel waiter in 1911 in Southport
Place of residence at Gretna: C3 Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married Margaret Snape 20th October 1904 at St Mary’s Church, Worcester.
Children: Margaret b.1908, Winifred Mary b.1910
Trivia / any other information:
In 1891, George is a Wine and Spirit Merchant boarding in Wolstanton, Staffs.
By 1901 he is working as a Hotel Waiter at the Manor House Hotel, Leamington Spa.
He meets and marries Margaret Snape in Worcester in 1904, and they have two children, Margaret and Winifred Mary.
By 1911 they are all boarding with family in Southport and George is still a Hotel Waiter.
The family arrive at HM Factory Gretna in late 1916, and Margaret and Winifred are registered at the school in Dornock from January 1917.
The family are living at C3 Eastriggs. We don’t know what George’s role was at Gretna, or how long the family stayed.
In 1921, George is a Public House Manager at the “Bedol Hotel” in Talycafn, Caernarvonshire, and he is working for the Aluminium Corporation Co. Dolgarrog, North Wales.
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