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John Joseph Turner Strother

Chemist at Dornock
Date of Birth: March 14, 1878 Date of Death: July 30, 1963


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): John Joseph Turner Strother

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 14/03/1878 Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Date and Place of Death: 30/07/1963 Surrey

Nationality: British



Parents: John Robert and Elizabeth Strother

Parent’s occupations: Pharmacist

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

Occupation: Commercial Traveller Chemical Manufacture

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Dornock

Marital status: Isabella Beattie (nee Fenwick) 1906 Q2 in Morpeth

Children: Elizabeth Winifred (b.06/04/1907)

Travels: N/K

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Further links, notes, and comments:

Remembered on the Dornock Souvenir giving his forwarding address as his parent’s home at 9 Buston Terrace, Jesmond.

Worked for Scouring Powder Manufacturer in Lewisham in 1939. 

Was also a Special Constable


See Hemsworth family tree on Ancestry

Name and address mentioned in the Dornock Farewell, held in The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection.

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