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Lily Agnes Hagan

Munition worker
Date of Birth: December 31, 1880


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


Gender: Female

Date and Place of Birth: 31st December 1880, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Date and Place of Death:  1938, Darlington, County Durham.

Nationality: British


Childhood: Lily had 5 siblings.

Parents: Timothy & Maria nee McGrath

Parent’s occupations: Timothy worked as a Puddler, he died at 58 yrs in 1900, Bishop Auckland.


Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K


Occupation: Domestic Servant


Place of residence at Gretna: 8 H East

Job title at Gretna: Munition worker.


Marital status: Married Patrick McDonagh in 1920 at Bishop Auckland, County Durham.


Children: One known child Mary born 1921, Darlington.

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

At 3 months old Lily was on the 1881 census, her father Timothy worked as a puddler, they lived in Bishop Auckland, where Lily had 5 siblings.

Lilys father died in 1900, and on 1901 & 1911 census, Lily is living with her widowed mum, and listed as a Domestic Servant (1901), Bishop Auckland. There are also 2 other siblings listed in the household.

Lily appeared as a munition worker in the electoral register for Eastriggs and Gretna from 1918-19.

Patrick’s 1st wife Eva died in Darlington 1919, 34 yrs., reasons unknown. Patrick & Eva had 3 known sons James, Thomas & Frank.

Lily & Patrick had daughter Mary in 1921.




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