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John Joseph Corless
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): John Joseph Corless
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
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
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: N/K
Trivia / any other information:
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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