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Hamilton Charles Watt-Smyrk

Date of Death: January 12, 1951


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1882, Sittingbourne, Kent

Date and Place of Death: 12th January 1951, North Devon Infirmary, Barnstaple, North Devon.

Nationality: British

Childhood: Eldest of at least 3 children


Parents: Charles Watt-Smyrk and Alice Augusta nee Denning

Parent’s occupations: Congregational Minister


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


Occupation: Apprentice warehouseman in 1901, latterly a music teacher


Place of residence at Gretna: 35, Delhi Road, Eastriggs with wife

Job title at Gretna: N/K

Marital status: Married Alice Shapland at Ilfracombe, North Devon.

Children: At least 1 daughter.

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Hamilton Charles Watt-Smyrk was born at Sittingbourne, Kent in 1882 to Reverend Charles Watt-Smyrk and Alice Augusta nee Denning.

1891-  living at 38 Albert Street, Rugby, Warwickshire. Father a Congregational Minister, Hamilton the eldest of 2 children.

1901- at 1 Rock Avenue, Barnstaple, Devon. Now eldest of 3 children. An apprentice warehouseman.

6th February 1910 – married Alice Shapland at Ilfracombe, Devon. Alice is 10 years his senior.

1918 – at 35 Delhi Road, Eastriggs with wife employed at H M Factory, Gretna. (Valuation roll and electoral register). No occupation is listed.

1939- a widowed music teacher living in Ilfracombe. His daughter lives with him.

12th January 1951, died at North Devon Infirmary, Barnstaple, North Devon aged 69 of ‘Kiloran’, Croftswood Villas, Ilfracombe.




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