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John J Hastwell

Police constable


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1864, Dalston, Cumberland

Date and Place of Death:  1940, Border District, possibly Hayton near Brampton

Nationality: British


Childhood: N/K


Parents: Thomas and Sarah nee Burrell 


Parent’s occupations: Gamekeeper


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


Occupation: Police Segeant  


Place of residence at Gretna: Factory Police Camp, Eastriggs  


Job title at Gretna: Police Segeant  


Marital status: Married Elizabeth


Children: N/K

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:


John J Hastwell was born in Dalston, Carlisle during Q1 1864 to Thomas and Sarah nee Burrell.  


1871- living at Bolton Gate Head, High Bolton, near Wigton, Cumberland. Father a gamekeeper. 


1881- living at the same address. Father a game keeper and John a game watcher  


29th October 1890 – joined Manchester City Police (Manchester Police Records) listed as single.  


1890/91- married Elizabeth. 


1901- 3, Thompson Street, Ardwick, Manchester. Police constable. 


1911- 54 Old Elm Street, Ardwick, Manchester. 4 rooms No children. Police constable.  


WW1 – employed as a police sergeant at H M Factory Gretna, living at Factory Police Camp, Eastriggs (electoral register)  


1921 -John and Elizabeth are on the record in Hayton near Brampton, Cumberland  


Q1 1940- died aged 76 in the Border registration district.  


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