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John Robert Thompson
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : John Robert Thompson
Date and place of birth: 13th April 1900, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: 21st January 1970, 271, Pennine Way, Harraby, Carlisle
Childhood: Youngest of 6. Father died when John was young
Parents: Thomas Edward Thompson and Jane Ann nee Stuart
Parents occupations: Railway engine driver
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: General labourer
Place of residence at Gretna: Carlisle probably
Marital status: Unmarried
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John Robert Thompson 1900-1970
John Robert Thompson was born in Carlisle on 13th April 1900 to Thomas Edward Thompson and Jane Ann nee Stuart.
1901- living at 104, Greystone Road, Botchergate. Father a railway engine driver. John the youngest of 6 children. B/B/G/B/G/B
1911- 1 Gates Court, No 2 Brook Street, Carlisle. Mother widowed .7 people in 3 rooms. 8 children born , 7 surviving.
WW1- too young for active service- employed at H M Factory Gretna.
1921 – listed as an ex Gretna worker . John Robert, Jane Ann, Jessie and 1 other are on the record.
1939- same address as in 1911 with mother and sister Jessie. John is a general labourer.
21st January 1970 died aged 69 at 271 Pennine Way, Harraby, Carlisle