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Isabella Rose

Munition worker
Birthplace Elgin Morayshire ScotlandPlace of Death 15 Carlin Street Bishopmill Moray Scotland


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Isabella Rose


Gender: Female

Date and Place of Birth:  17th October 1897, Elgin, Morayshire

Date and Place of Death: 27th September 1959, 15 Carlin Street, Bishopmill, Moray


Nationality: Scottish


Childhood: A twin. The youngest of 5 .


Parents: George and Rebecca nee MacDonald


Parent’s occupations: Shoemaker


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


Occupation: Munition worker


Place of residence at Gretna: N/K


Job title at Gretna: Munition worker


Marital status: Married


Children: 8 children

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Isabella Rose was born in Elgin, Morayshire on 17th October 1897 to George, a shoemaker, and Rebecca nee MacDonald.

1901- She was living at 55 High Street, Elgin. Isabella a twin, the youngest of 5 children.

WW1 – employed as a munition worker at Gretna – source – Moray Council Genealogical data base.

2nd January 1920- married Charles Smith, garden labourer in Elgin. She a domestic servant of 957 High Street, Elgin. They subsequently had 8 children.

27th September 1959- died at 15 Carlin Street, Bishopmill, Moray aged 62



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