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John Robert Kelley

Date of Birth: July 24, 1881 Date of Death: October 24, 1948


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : John Robert Kelley
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 24th July 1881, Carlisle, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death: 24th October 1948, Carlisle, Cumberland
Nationality: British
Childhood: Eldest of 4
Parents: Michael and Mary
Parents occupations: Drain layer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Drain layer
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married
Children: Not known
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
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Mini Biography

John Robert Kelley 1881- 1948

John Robert Kelley was born on 24th July 1881 to Michael and Mary . Father a land drainer.

1891- living at Parr’s Court, Caldewgate, Carlisle. Eldest of 4

Q1 1909 married Mary McCallum, Carlisle

1911- Living at Davidson’s Court, Queen Street, Carlisle. 2 rooms. No children. A drain layer

WW1 – employed at Gretna

1921- listed as an ex Gretna worker. John Robert, Mary , William and one other are on the record.

1922 – electoral register lists him at 62 Queen Street, Carlisle

1939- Queen Street, general labourer- heavy worker

24th October 1948. 58 Queen Street, Carlisle aged 67

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