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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Hannah Moderate
Date and Place of Birth: April 1876, Carlisle, Cumberland. Source: England & Wales Civil Registration Birth Index 1837-1915
Date and Place of Death: 26 January 1951, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England. Sources: England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 1858-1995 and England & Wales Death Index 1916-2007
Parents: Father: John Moderate, born 1837, died January 1904, Carlisle, Cumberland, Cumbria, England.
Mother: Jane Bouch, born 1840, died October 1909, Carlisle, Cumberland.
Parent’s occupations: Unknown
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Occupational history (previous jobs in their career): Unknown
Occupation: 1891, China Shop Assistant, Carlisle, Cumberland.
1917-1919, employment at Munitions Factory at Gretna.
Place of residence at Gretna: H.1 East Gretna Township. A postcard from George to Hannah dated 20 April 1917. Source: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/79569308/person/46410351153/facts
Job title at Gretna: Unknown
Marital status: Married
Spouse name (including male name): Thomas James Robson. Born 1876, died 1957.
Date of marriage: July 1899, Carlisle, Cumberland. Source: England & Wales Civil Registration Marriage Index 1837-1815
Place/Parish of marriage: Unknown
Children: John Robson, born 20th August 1905, Carlisle, Cumberland, England. Died 1997.
Travels: 2 July 1913 – a postcard sent by Hannah’s husband (images Holiday and Holiday (2) from Ancestry) Hannah was on holiday without her husband.
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Holiday: 1 July 1913, posted Wigton
Holiday (2): back of the above postcard. 1 July 1913, posted Wigton. ‘Dear Father [husband] its just a treat out here, feeding the hens and looking for eggs. We are just going for a drive to Wigton. John sent this card [son] keep smiling – from your wife and son John and H.R.’ 4 Roseville Terrace.
Greetings: 3 August 1917, Gretna Township
Greetings Card: 3 August 1917, posted Gretna. ‘To John Robson from his mother Hannah Robson nee Moderate – I received your p.c. glad to hear you are enjoying your holiday. Its very quiet here. All the girls and men are away. Let us know if you are staying – from your loving mother.’
Greetings 1921: 13 August 1921, Gretna Green, posted Carlisle. ‘The last dated and postmarked card in Hannah’s collection.’
Greetings 1921 (2): 13 August 1921, Gretna Green, posted Carlisle. ‘To son John, Hannah Robson nee Moderate – just a p.c. to say we were at Gretna today and saw Andrew Graham. Its very quiet now, hope you are allright – where did the 30,000 people go, home to rebuild after the war.’