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Henry Newenham Scott HarveyPolice Constable
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Henry Newenham Scott Harvey
Date and Place of Birth: 1877 Cork City, Ireland.
Date and Place of Death: 16 June 1947
Childhood: 2 brothers Frederick b1878, Edwin b 1879
(Family trees suggest another Arthur Allen b 1886 but not found)
1901 Clerk in Cork living with Grandmother and one of her other grandchildren at Cahergal, St Mary’s Cork
1911 living with Parents and brother Edwin at Knockrea rerrace, Cork. Described as single and an Accountant
Parents: Atwell Hayes Harvey b 1856 Waterford d 1930 Cork
Annie Elizabeth Scott b 1849 (possible death 1925 Cork -not confirmed)
Parent’s occupations:1911 Father fitter at Iron Works
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:
Place of residence at Gretna: on Marriage to Jeanie Armstrong in 1919 address was 6 East Rd,. Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: Police Constable at Eastriggs on Electoral Roll for Gretna and Dornock
Police Sergeant in 1919
Marital status: Married Jane ( also know as Jean, Jeannie ) Armstrong on 8th September 1919. She was a munitions worker at H.M. Factory Gretna.
Children: David Atwell Harvey 1919-1997, Richard Devonsh Harvey b 1923, Walter Henry Harvey b1927
Travels: Came from Ireland
Trivia / any other information: Married one of 2 sisters (Jeanie Armstrong) Both were both munitions workers in Cordite section. He was a witness along with Jeanie at her sister Annie’s marriage to Charles Graham in 1918
Information about David Atwell Harvey from POW camp in Singapore in WW2 gives mother as contact so Henry is presumed to be dead by then. There is a possible death in Cork in 1940.
When living with Grandmother in 1901 he is described as Catholic although all the other members of family references state Church of Ireland.