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Lucy Ann Marshall


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Lucy Ann Marshall
Gender: Female
Date and place of birth: July 1900 , Greenhead , Northumberland
Date and Place of Death: Not known
Nationality: British
Childhood: Youngest of 7. Working at 15
Parents: Walter and Mary Ann nee Neale
Parents occupations: Quarryman whitestone
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Not known but only 15
Place of residence at Gretna:N/K
Marital status: N/K
Children: N/K
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: Appeared in Wigton Advertiser due to a wage dispute
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Wigton Advertiser Saturday 8th January 1916 ( transcript below


Mini Biography
Lucy Ann Marshall 1900
Lucy Ann Marshall was born at Greenhead, Northumberland in July 1900 to Walter Marshall and Mary Ann nee Neale
1901-living at Quarry Cottages, Blenkinsopp, Northumberland ( Halwhistle).Father foreman Quarryman white stone. Lucy youngest of 7 children
1911- Walter now a farmer at High Bow, Orton, Carlisle. 7 Rooms No mother at the house at the time.
1916 – living at 2, Prospect Terrace, Carlisle ad working for Messrs James Beaty and Sons.
Saturday January 8th 1916 – the following appeared in the Wigton Advertiser
“FIFTEEN YEAR OLD GIRL GETTING 25s A WEEK AT GRETNA. —At Carlisle on Friday, Lucy Marshall, 2, Prospect Terrace, was summoned under the Employers and Workmen Act by her employers, Messrs. James Beaty and Sons, for £1 damages in lieu of one week’s notice to leave. Messrs. Beaty gave the girl (who was 15 years of age), 2s a week wages, but it appeared that she had got a new place at Gretna at 25s a week. The Mayor said they did not blame the girl, for it was quite clear Gretna was a happy hunting ground for all in search of employment, but Carlisle people must be protected, and the Bench would make an order in this case for defendant to pay £1 damages and the usual costs”
Wigton Advertiser – Saturday 08 January 1916
1921-Lucy Ann, Walter, Hannah and 2 others are on this record in Carlisle
The evidence trail dries up at this point for Lucy.

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