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James WaresPolice constable
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): James Wares
Date and Place of Birth: 21st November 1863, Caithness
Date and Place of Death: N/K
Parents: Sinclair and Elizabeth
Parent’s occupations: Fisherman and crofter
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Farm servant.
Place of residence at Gretna: Factory Police Camp.
Job title at Gretna: Police constable
Marital status: Married Sarah Mathilda Oakley at Uxbridge.
Trivia / any other information:
James Wares was born 21st November 1863 at Caithness, Scotland to Sinclair and Elizabeth. Father a fisherman and crofter.
1881- working as a farm servant
28th May 1890 married Sarah Mathilda Oakley at Uxbridge.
1901 – living at 44 Walker Street, Stepney, London employed as a Metropolitan Police sergeant
1911 -24 Rita Road, S Lambeth. Police Sergeant, 3 rooms 1 child. Wife was born in New Zealand
August 1916- retired from Old Scotland Yard. Address on his Police pension record is Eastriggs Factory Police.
WW1 – employed at H M Factory, Gretna as a police sergeant living at Factory Police Camp with wife Mathilda. Too old for active military service.
Date of death unknown.
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