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John Miteman Garraway
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : John Miteman Garraway
Date and place of birth: 1879, Whitehaven
Date and Place of Death: April 20th 1960, Whitehaven
Disability : Valvular disease of the heart
Childhood: 4th of at least 8 children. Impoverished. Lived in slum area of Whitehaven now cleared.
Parents: Thomas and Isabella
Parents occupations: Coal miner
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Coal miner hewer
Place of residence at Gretna:Not known
Marital status: Unmarried probably
Children: None known
Positions held: N/K
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John Miteman Garraway 1879-1960
John Miteman Garraway was born in 1879 in Whitehaven, Cumberland to Thomas and Isabella.
1881 – living at 13 Bell’s Lane , Preston Quarter, Whitehaven
1891 – same address
1901 – same address 4th of 8 children. B/B/B/B/B/G/G/G/Father a coal miner
1911- at 45 Lowther Row, Ginns, Whitehaven,4 rooms A coal miner hewer aged 36 living at home with widowed father
Service record states valvular disease of the heart.
Employed at Gretna
1921 – John Miteman, Maggie Jane and John Thomson listed at Kirkandrews Nether. John listed as an ex Gretna worker
20th April 1960 died at Meadow View House , Whitehaven aged 85.
Whitehaven 85 Died Meadow View House