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Hedley Maiden FranceCost Clerk
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Hedley Maiden France
Date and Place of Birth: 1886 Duckenfield, Cheshire
Date and Place of Death: 19th June 1943, Royal Infirmary, Manchester
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
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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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