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Joseph Bell Hayhurst

Date of Birth: April 7, 1893 Date of Death: October 7, 1953


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Joseph Bell Hayhurst
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 7th April 1893, Cummersdale near Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: 7th October 1953 , Carlisle
Nationality: British
Childhood: Youngest of 8
Parents: William Silas and Margaret nee Bell
Parents occupations: Potato merchant
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Blacksmith
Place of residence at Gretna: Carlisle
Marital status: Married in 1915
Children: 3 sons
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: Yes

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Mini Biography

Joseph Bell Hayhurst 1893 -1953

Joseph Bell Hayhurst was born on 7th April 1893 to Margaret nee Bell and  William Silas , a potato merchant  at Cummersdale near Carlisle.

1891 his parents living at 1 Irving Place, Cummersdale.

1901 –55 Oswald St, Carlisle. Mother widowed aged  47. Joseph the youngest

1911-Blacksmith’s apprentice living at 38 Blackhall Rd, Carlisle. 4 rooms. Six adults in the house.

1915 Quarter 1 , married Margaret Donnelly at Carlisle .

Gretna years – living in Carlisle and being a heavy worker Joseph was employed at the Factory for some or all of the time.

1917 – son born

1918 – son John known as Jackie born . later to become Mayor of Carlisle 1969-1970 and receive an OBE. Listed on Wiki page of list of Carlisle Mayors


Joseph’s son John ‘Jackie’ – later Mayor of Carlisle

1921 – listed as an ex Gretna worker. He , Margaret and 1 other in the house in Carlisle. A third son born.

1939- 31 Warwick Street, Carlisle, blacksmith, heavy worker.

7th October 1953- died October.

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