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Henry Hartley Bousfield
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Henry Hartley Bousfield
Date and Place of Birth: 11th January 1898, Burnley, Lancashire
Date and Place of Death: March 1973, 2 Beech Court, Dorchester, Dorset
Childhood: One of 2 children
Parents: Michael Bousfield and Ellen nee Hughes
Parent’s occupations: Postal worker
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: 1939 – Chief electrical and mechanical engineer
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: Not known – father also employed at H M Factory Gretna.
Marital status: Married Irene Margaret Fryer at Carlisle.
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Henry Hartley Bousfield was born in Burnley, Lancashire on 11th January 1898 to Michael and Ellen nee Hughes.
1901- 2 Beacham Road, Southport, Lancashire. Eldest of 2 children. Father a postal worker
1911- Hereford House, Rockcliffe. Father a Post office clerk, Gen. HM Govt. 5 rooms, 2 children.
WW1 – father employed as a postal worker at H M Factory Gretna. Henry Hartley also employed at H M Factory Gretna before joining the Royal Air Force on 6th June 1918. Too young for military service prior to this.
1921 – Michael, Ellen, Henry Hartley and 1 other are listed on the record for Kirkandrews on Eden.
October 1923 – married Irene Margaret Fryer at Carlisle
1939 – living at 86 Warwick Road South, Stretford, Manchester. A chief electrical and mechanical engineer
March 1973- died at 2, Beech Court, Dorchester, Dorset aged 78
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