To search our directory of workers at HM Factory Gretna either enter any name, place of birth or place of death in the search box or if you know what their job was from select from the drop-down menu.
James Arthur Wharton
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : James Arthur Wharton
Date and place of birth: July 1877 , Arlecdon, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death:January 1939, Carlisle
Childhood: Only son of 5 children
Parents: James and Mary Ann nee Hogg
Parents occupations: Commercial traveller and mother a “costumier -dresses”
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Hair dresser in normal life
Place of residence at Gretna: 46 Montreal St, Carlisle
Marital status: Married
Children: One son
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information:
Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher):
Books written about the individual or mentioning the individual (Title, year of publication, publisher):
Blogs about the individual:
Websites about the individual:
Further links, notes, and comments:
James Arthur Wharton 1877-1939
James Arthur Wharton was born in July 1877 at Arlecdon, Cumberland to James and Mary Ann nee Hogg.
1881 living at 70 High Street, Cleator Moor, Cumberland, his father a draper’s assistant.
1891 – living at 25 Peter St, Workington, his father an assurance agent and mother a dressmaker. He is the second of 5 children. G/B/G/G/G
1901- living at 11 Aglionby St, Carlisle. Father is a commercial traveller, mother a costumier -dress. James is a hair dresser.
1905 married Mary Elizabeth Dixon in Carlisle.
1911-46 Montreal St, Carlisle , married with 1 son, a hairdresser assistant. Not clear when or what he did there. He was only just within the age for military service.
1921 James Arthur and John are on the record.
James died in January 1939 in Carlisle before the 1939 register was made.