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John Innocent Frigrio

Foreman Mechanic


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1881, Newcastle-on-Tyne

Date and Place of Death: 20th [22nd] December 1944, Dundee, Scotland 

Nationality: British


Childhood: Eldest of at least 3 children  


Parents: Joseph and Hannah  

Parent’s occupations: Fancy goods warehouseman  


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


Occupation: Plumber

Place of residence at Gretna: 1c East, Gretna  

Job title at Gretna: Foreman Mechanic


Marital status: Married Margaret Gallagher.

Children: At least 4.

Travels: None known although father was Italian born therefore Grandparents in Italy   


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

John Innocent Frigerio was born in Q2 1881 in Newcastle-on-Tyne  to Italian born Joseph and Hannah.  


1891 – 16 Rock Street, Newcastle on Tyne. Father a shopman. John the eldest of 3 children.  


1901- 16, Rock Street, Newcastle on Tyne. Father a fancy goods warehouseman, widowed. John a plumber.  


Q4 1902 – married Margaret Gallagher in South Shields.  


1911- 751, Welbeck Road, Walker-on-Tyne. House and ship plumber. 5 rooms. 4 children.  


1918/19- employed at H M Factory, Gretna as a Foreman Mechanic living with wife, Margaret at 1C East, Gretna.  


20th  [22nd] December 1944 – died at Dundee aged 63 




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