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John Alfred Turner

Birthplace Carlisle Place of Death Carlisle Date of Birth: April 11, 1885


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : John Alfred Turner
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 11th April 1885, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: October 1947 Carlisle
Nationality: English
Childhood: Not clear
Parents: Edwin and Margaret nee Wilson
Parents occupations: General labourer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Fitter
Place of residence at Gretna: Carlisle
Marital status: Married in 1905
Children: At least 9
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: None

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Mini Biography

John Alfred Turner 1885-1947

John Alfred Turner was born in Carlisle on  11th April 1885 to Edwin and Margaret nee Wilson.

1891- living at31 King St, Carlisle. Father – general labourer.

1901- Engine fitters apprentice living at 48 South Street, Botchergate, Carlisle. Father -electric tram driver.

1905  Q2– married Elizabeth Ann Nichol in Carlisle.

1911- Engine fitter at a  mechanical engineers living at 58 Roberts Street Newcastle. 3 rooms Living with Lizzie plus 4 of the 9 children that they subsequently ha . Plus his brother in law.

1921 – listed as an ex Gretna worker living in Carlisle . John Alfred, Elizabeth Ann, Edwin and 9 others are on the record .

His occupation indicates that he was probably an engineer/fitter at Gretna.

1939-General  labourer heavy worker living at  Buchanan Place West, Carlisle .

October 1947 died in Carlisle aged 62.

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