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John Vevers

Birthplace Cumbria Longtown Place of Death Cumbria Longtown


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

Gender Male

Date and place of birth 1849, Longtown , Cumberland

Date and Place of Death: 1928, Longtown, Cumberland

Nationality: British- both parents Scottish

Childhood N/K

Parents George and Catherine nee Graham

Parents occupations Father a Carrier, mother a dressmaker after death of husband

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Occupation Tailor and local preacher – yardsman at Gretna

Place of residence at Gretna: Living in Longtown

Marital status Married

Children At least 1

Travels N/K

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John Vevers 1849-1928

John Vevers was born at Longtown, near Carlisle, Cumberland in 1849 to George and Catherine nee Graham. 1851- living at Swan Street, Longtown. Both parents Scottish. Father a carrier. 1861-Father dead. Mother a dressmaker. Living at Bridge Street, Longtown 3rd September 1876- married Jane Nicolson of Egremont, West Cumberland at Ryton, Durham 1881- Living at Netherby Street, Arthuret, Longtown, a railor and local preacher . 1 child born in Durham. 1891-same address. Still one son. No occupation listed for John. 1901- 11, Netherby Street, Tailor and local preacher. One boarder – a physician. 1911- 8, Netherby Street, a tailor. A grandchild also resident in 4 rooms. WW1 – Yardsman at Gretna aged 68 1921- John, Jane , vera Winifred and 2 others on the record at Artrhuret. 1928 Q4 – died at Longtown aged 79

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