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John George Tweddle

Birthplace Carlisle Place of Death Carlisle


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : John George Tweddle
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: June 1892, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: March 1935,Carlisle
Disability: Discharged from Royal Field Artillery- no longer fit for active service – sickness.
Childhood: Only child
Parents: William. Agnes Jane nee Moffat
Parents occupations: Father a general carter, mother a charwoman
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Labourer at Carr’s Biscuit factory
Place of residence at Gretna:N/K
Marital status: Married
Children: 7
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Mini Biography

John George Tweddle 1892-1935

John George Tweddle was born in June 1892 in Carlisle , Cumberland, to William and Agnes Jane nee Moffat.

1901- living at 4 Cumberland Court, Botchergate. Father a general carter. Mother a charwoman.

1911- 71 Union Street, Carlisle. A labourer at Carr’s biscuit factory. An only child. Living in 2 rooms.

Q3 1912 – married Eleanor Laws , biscuit packer , at Carlisle .Subsequently had 7 children.

1915- attested to Royal Field Artillery.

1917 – discharged – no longer fit for active service. “ sickness”. Employed at Gretna.

1921 – John George, Eleanor , Mary Agnes and 3 others on the record in Carlisle. John listed as an ex Gretna worker

March 1935 – died at Carlisle aged 43

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