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Mary Ann Hewitt CarrCordite Operative
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Mary Ann Hewitt Carr
Date and place of birth: 25th December 1897, Ryhope, Sunderland
Date and Place of Death: 15th June 1959, Sunderland
Childhood: 3rd of 11 ( 6 surviving )
Parents: Isaac and Dorothy Ann nee Thomspon
Parents occupations: Rivetter iron and steel
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Munition worker ( cordite operative)
Place of residence at Gretna:Not known
Marital status: Married to Andrew Ritchie
Positions held: N/K
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Mary Ann Hewitt Carr1897-1959
Mary Ann Hewitt Car was born on 25th December 1897 in Sunderland to Isaac and Dorothy Ann nee Thompson
1901- living at 1a, Murrygate Street , Sunderland ( difficult to decipher on census. ) Father a rivetter. 3rd child B/B/G
1911- 24 Warren Street, Sunderland. Father a” rivetter shop iron and steel”. Had 11 children, 6 survived. 8 people living in 2 rooms. Resident Offspring raging from 22 to 4 months.
WW1 – munition worker at Gretna.
1920 – married Andrew Ritchie in Sunderland . Subsequently had 5 children
1921 -Mary A H and Andrew on census.
1939-15, Smithfield South, Durham. “ munition worker H.M.Factory Gretna”
15th June 1959 died and is buried at Ryhope Cemetery Sunderland . Aged 62