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John Elliot Millar


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 5th December 1880, Bridge House, Langholm, Dumfriesshire.

Date and Place of Death:  1973, Langholm, Dumfriesshire.

Nationality: British

Childhood: John grew up in Langholm.

Parents: William & Margaret nee Common.

Parent’s occupations: William had a tweed manufacturing business, in 1881 he employed 123 people.


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


Occupation: Farmer

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: N/K


Marital status: Married Elizabeth nee Morrison on 4th February 1913 at North United Free Church Manse, Langholm, Dumfriesshire.

Children: In 1921 they had 3 children.

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

John farmed where he grew up in Langholm, and then moved to Eastriggs. Before John moved, he married Elizabeth Morrison in Langholm 1913, his occupation a farmer.

In 1921, John’s occupation was a farmer, and living at 1 The Ridge, Eastriggs.




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