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Jean DrummondSupervisor in the Acid Section
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Jean Drummond
Date and Place of Birth: 5th February 1891 Meginch Castle, Perth, Scotland
Date and Place of Death: October 1974, Lambeth
Childhood: Only child.
Parents: Malcolm Drummond and Geraldine Margaret nee Tyssen-Amhurst
Parent’s occupations: Reserve Officer/JP/Living on own means
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Welfare Supervisor
Place of residence at Gretna: A2 Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: Welfare Supervisor
Marital status: Unmarried
Children: None known.
Trivia / any other information:
Jean Drummond was born on 5th February 1891 at Megginch Castle, Errol, Perthshire, Scotland to Malcom Drummond and Geraldine Margaret nee Tyssen- Amhurst. An only child, father living on private means a captain, ‘Reserve of Officers.’ Maternal grandfather was the 1st Baron Amherst of Hackney, Conservative member of Parliament and High Sherriff of Norfolk.
1901- living at Buckenham Hall, Swaffham, Norfolk. Father listed as a landed proprietor, JP, reserve officer. This appears to be Jean’s maternal family home.
WW1 employed as a welfare supervisor at H M Factory Gretna living at A2 Eastriggs. Appears on electoral register and in The Dornock Farewell with a home address of Megginch Castle, Perthshire.
October 1974- died at Lambeth, London aged 83
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Name and address appears in the Dornock Farewell, held in The Devil’s Porridge Archive Collection
From Ken Drummond, writer on Perthshire history: ‘Jean Drummond worked as a Supervisor in the Acid Section at Gretna.’
Jean’s sister was Victoria Drummond, first 1st woman Marine Engineer,: https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/errol-born-wwii-hero-took-23820172, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Drummond