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Georgina Turnbull

Birthplace Wicketthorn Kirkpatrick Fleming Dumfriesshire Scotland Place of Death Toppinghead Kirkpatrick Fleming Dumfriesshire Scotland Date of Birth: May 8, 1901 Date of Death: September 8, 1986


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

Gena Turnbull (Georgina Turnbull) 


Gender: Female 


Date and Place of Birth: 8th June 1901, Wicketthorn, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire 

Date and Place of Death: 8th September 1986, Toppinghead, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire 


Nationality: British 


Childhood: Gena grew up in the Kirkpatrick Fleming area, born at Wicketthorn, (just outside the town) which today is a farm, though her father worked as a quarryman, and was a parish beadle for nearly 25 years. 

Parents: George & Mary Jane (nee Watson) Turnbull 

Parent’s occupations:  

Gena father worked as a quarryman, according to the 1921 census, other neighbouring cottages of Toppinghead, also had quarryman living there. 


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

Occupational: Dressmaker 


Place of residence at Gretna: Toppinghead, Kirkpatrick Fleming 

Job title at Gretna: N/K

Marital status: Married William Hodgson  on 16th December 1925  in Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire. 

Children: 6 children, Allan, David, William, Mary, Janet & Edith. 

Travels: Awards/recognitions: N/K

Trivia / any other information:   

Gena (Georgina) lived in Kirkpatrick Fleming, where she was born, and also died at Toppinghead in 1986, buried at Kirkpatrick Fleming Cemetery. 212874402_b6dccfba-85f2-49cc-9530-1cfe7a814068.jpeg (2592×4608) (  


She has left an entry in one of the autograph books from H.M. Factory Gretna. Her entry is dated 19/5/18. 

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