Skip to main content

To search our directory of workers at HM Factory Gretna either enter any name, place of birth or place of death in the search box or if you know what their job was from select from the drop-down menu.

Photo of John Conroy Henderson

John Conroy Henderson

Chemist in Danger Building Section
Birthplace Selkirkshire Galashiels ScotlandPlace of Residence at HM Factory Gretna 79 Caroline Street Date of Birth: August 11, 1885



Gender:  Male

Date and Place of Birth:

8 November 1885 at Galashiels, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

Date and Place of Death: 22nd January 1941, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Nationality: British


John grew up with his two sisters in Galashiels:

Catherine 1884 and Winifred 1888.

John Conary Henderson married Janet Gebbie in Galashiels on 21 July 1883

Parent’s occupations:

John was a Tweed Finisher

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Nil known

Place of residence at Gretna: Not known

Marital Status:

John married Davina Cunningham Hay on 1 January 1913 in Lambeth District of London.

The couple had two sons:

John Conroy Henderson born and died on 30 May 1914

John Conroy Henderson born 1916

Job title at Gretna:  Chemist in Danger Building Section

Travels: Nil Known

Awards/recognitions: Nil known

Trivia / any other information:

Forwarding address as given in Mossband Farewell magazine held by Devils Porridge Museum.



Scotlands People
British Newspapers Archive
Mossband Farewell Magazine 1918

Related by Category

Related by County - Selkirkshire

Related by Last Name - Henderson

Connections Business Directory | Leaflet | © OpenStreetMap contributors

Galashiels Scotland

79 Caroline Street

Translate »