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John Joseph Corless

Place of Death Kendal Green Hospital of Bronte Cottages Cowan Bridge Leck Lancashire Date of Birth: July 16, 1953


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1892, Tunstall, Lancashire

Date and Place of Death:  16th July 1953, Kendal Green Hospital, of Bronte Cottages, Cowan Bridge, Leck, Lancashire

Nationality: British


Childhood: He was the 3rd of 4 children. Mother died when he was young.

Parents: Thomas and Mary Margaret

Parent’s occupations: General labourer


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


Occupation: Gardener


Place of residence at Gretna: N/K


Job title at Gretna: N/K


Marital status: N/K


Children: N/K

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John Joseph Corless was born in 1892 in Tunstall, Lancashire to Thomas and Mary Margaret


1901- living at Overtown, Burrow, Leck, Lancaster. Father a widowed general labourer. John the 3rd of 4 children.


1911 – at Skelton Castle Gardens, Skelton, Cleveland employed as a gardener


WW1 – employed at Gretna


1921 – John, Isabella and Thomas Alan are on the record at Kirk Andrews Nether (Longtown), Cumberland. John an ex Gretna worker


16th July 1953 – died at Kendal Green Hospital. Usual address Bronte Cottages, Cowan Bridge, Near Lancaster




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