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Nellie M Harrison


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Nellie M Harrison (M. N Harrison in the Dornock Farewell magazine). Prior to marrage her last name was Sleightholme.


Gender: Female.

Date and Place of Birth: 1901. Threlkeld, Cumberland

Date and Place of Death:  N/K

Nationality: British


Childhood: The youngest of 6 children. One of her older brothers James Sleightholme, worked as a motor driver in Gretna.



Father – Thomas Sleightholme; Born: 19th  June 1853 at Hawthorn Hill, Goatland, Yorkshire.

Mother – Mary Jane Sleightholme M/s Hopper born in Exelby, Yorkshire in 1861. They married in 1880


Parent’s occupations: Thomas was a Quarryman


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


Occupation: N/K


Place of residence at Gretna: N/K


Job title at Gretna: N/K


Marital status: Married.


Children: N/K

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


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Name and address mentioned in Dornock Farewell, held in The Devil’s Porridge Museum archive collection.



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