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Hedley Maiden France

Cost Clerk


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1886 Duckenfield, Cheshire 

Date and Place of Death:  19th June 1943, Royal Infirmary, Manchester   

Nationality: British

Childhood: Eldest child   


Parents: Thomas and Maria nee Jones 


Parent’s occupations: Railway Clerk  


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


Occupation: Cost clerk  


Place of residence at Gretna: 2 Victory Avenue, Gretna  


Job title at Gretna: Cost clerk  


Marital status: Married Elizabeth Hannah Challenger.


Children: Possibly 6

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Hedley Maiden France was born in 1886 in Duckinfield, Cheshire to Thomas and Maria nee Jones.  


1891- living at 35 Pickford Lane, Duckinfield. Father a railway clerk. Hedley is the first child.  


1911- listed as an in-patient at the Machinist Tool works Convalescent Home, Lord Street, Southport 


15th August 1912- married Elizabeth Hannah Challenger at the Primitive Methodist chapel, Duckinfield.  


WW1- employed at H M Factory, Gretna as a cost clerk living at 2 Victory Avenue, Gretna (Electoral Register)  


1918 – son born at Gretna. Hedley’s occupation described as assistant cash accountant.  


1921 – Hedley Maiden, Elizabeth Hannah, Eric and 5 others listed at Dalton, Huddersfield, Yorkshire.  


1939- 42 Oakwood Avenue, Audenshaw, Lancashire. A gas store manufacturer’s chief clerk, Cashier and book keeper and work’s staff ARP service, General Gas Appliance Ltd.  


19th June 1943 died of 42 Oakwood Avenue, Audenshaw at The Royal Infirmary, Manchester  




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