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Henry Leaton Edwards

Chemical engineer


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Henry [Harry] Leaton Edwards  


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1858, Liverpool, Lancashire 

Date and Place of Death: 12th October 1928, Great Meols, Wirral  

Nationality: British


Childhood: N/K


Parents: Edward Henry and Martha nee Bird 

Parent’s occupations: Newspaper reporter  


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


Occupation: Chemical engineer /analyst  

Place of residence at Gretna: 21 Victory Avenue, Gretna 

Job title at Gretna: Chemical engineer.


Marital status: Married Annie Muir Judkins Harrison

Children: Had 4, 3 surviving


Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:


Harry [Henry] Leaton Edwards was born in Liverpool in 1858 to Edward Henry and Martha nee Bird.  


1861- living at 5 Margaret Street, Everton, Liverpool. Father a newspaper reporter.  


1871- – 88 Aubrey Street, Everton.  


July 1880- married Annie Muir Judkins Harrison at West Derby, Liverpool.  


1881- 103, Needham Road, West Derby, Liverpool. An analytical chemist  


1891- 7 Edgerton Road, Lower Bebington ( Port Sunlight ). Has 3 children and a servant.  


1901 – 19 Park Road, Lower Bebington. Chemist- scientist soap works.  


1911 – 19 Park Road, 8 rooms. Analyst. Has had 4 children, 3 surviving.  


WW1- employed as a chemical engineer at H M Factor Gretna living at 21 Victory Avenue, Gretna.  (Electoral register)  


12th October 1928 died at ‘The Shanty’ 34 Banks Avenue, Great Meols, Wirral aged 70.  




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