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Helen Hart Whitton BrownClerkess
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Helen (Nellie) Hart Whitton Brown
Date and Place of Birth: 31st October 1885, Glasgow
Date and Place of Death: N/K
Childhood: One of 8 children.
Parents: John Fraser and Martha nee Hart
Parent’s occupations: Tinsmith
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Place of residence at Gretna: 40 Annan Road
Job title at Gretna: Clerkess
Marital status: Unmarried
Travels: Crossed the Atlantic to live in Chester, Pennsylvania where her brother resided
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Helen (Nellie) Hart Whitton Brown was born on 31st October 1885 in Glasgow to John Fraser and Martha nee Hart. Father a cycle maker operative.
1901- Living at 135 London Road, Camlachie. 4th of 6 children. Father a tinsmith. Now 3rd of 8 children. Nellie is a wool winder.
WW1 employed as a clerkess at Gretna, living at 40 Annan Road, Gretna. (Electoral register).
8th January 1923 – sailed from Glasgow to New York to live permanently in Chester Pennsylvania. Occupation clerkess. Going to join her brother.
1924 – 9 Rosslyn Avenue, Rutherglen. A clerk. Sailing July New York to Liverpool. Had been residing in US.
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