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Humphrey Nelson FawcettClerk
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Humphrey Nelson Fawcett
Date and Place of Birth: 1859, Maryport, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death: 23rd February 1929, Annan, Dumfriesshire
Nationality: British (Scottish mother).
Childhood: 2nd of at least 4 children.
Parents: Joseph L and Sarah nee Nelson.
Parent’s occupations: Ironmonger and earthenware dealer.
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Bank clerk
Place of residence at Gretna: 12-10 Canberra Road, Gretna
Job title at Gretna: Clerk.
Marital status: Married Louisa Maria Bowman at Carlisle.
Children: Two children.
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Humphrey Nelson Fawcett was born in Maryport, Cumberland in 1859 to Joseph L and Sarah nee Nelson. Sarah was Scottish.
1861- living at Crosscanonby near Maryport, father an ironmonger.
1871- 4 English Street, Carlisle. Father an earthenware dealer. Humphrey the 2nd of 4 children.
1881- Eden Place, Stanton, Cumberland, Working as a clerk Nephew to the head of household.
Q3 1887 married Louisa Maria Bowman at Carlisle.
1891- bank clerk living at 22 Howard Terrace, Rickergate, Carlisle
1901- same occupation and address as 1891.
1911- 24 Brook Street, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, 6 rooms. Storekeeper clerk. He and Louisa have had 2 children.
WW1- too old for active military service. Employed at H M Factory Gretna as a clerk living at 12-10 Canberra Road, Gretna (Electoral Register).
23rd February 1929 died at 18 Burnside Road, Annan and buried in Rigg Cemetery.
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