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Joseph Smales

Birthplace Leeds Place of Death Leeds Date of Birth: December 25, 1873 Date of Death: April 29, 1961


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) :Joseph Smales
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 25th December 1873, Garforth, Leeds
Date and Place of Death: 29th April 1961 , Wortley, Leeds
Nationality: British
Childhood: Eldest of 3
Parents: Edwin and Maria nee Cullingworth
Parents occupations: Blacksmith
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Engineer fitter
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married
Children: 5
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Positions held: N/K
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Mini Biography
Joseph Smales 1873-1961
Joseph Smales was born on 25th December 1873 at 10 Defence Street, Garforth, near Leeds to Edwin, a blacksmith, and Maria nee Cullingworth.
1881 – living at 7th Avenue,Wortley in Bramley, Leeds. Father a blacksmith. Eldest of 3 boys
1891 -34, Second Avenue, Wortley, Mechanical engineer’s apprentice
8th February 1896 married Frances Hester Fisher. Jospeh of 2nd Avenue, New Wortley, Leeds. A Fitter
1901 iron pattern filer , married with 2 sons and 1 daughter living at 26 Carrington St, Armley, Leeds
1911 fitter engineering for Corporation Tramways. 3 sons , 2 daughters living at 16 Cedar Road, Armley in 4 rooms
WW1 employed at Gretna. Too old for military service.
1921 – Joseph, Jane, Edith and 3 others are on this record in Carlisle. Listed as an ex or retired Gretna worker
1939, engineer fitter superannuated of 23 Wyther Park Place , Leeds
29th April 1961 died at 23 Wyther Park Place, Armley, Leeds aged 87/88

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