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Photo of Mary Bland Parker

Mary Bland Parker

Munition Worker
Birthplace Cumberland Workington England Date of Birth: December 31, 1898 Date of Death: January 19, 1971



Date and place of birth :
31 December 1898 in Workington, Cumberland

Date and place of Death :
1971 in Workington District, Cumberland

Nationality: British

Mary grew up in West Cumberland, part of a large family. She had 1 sister and 7 brothers
John Robert Parker 1895
Eliza Jane Parker 1897
Thomas Parker 1900-1901
William Parker 1902
George Parker 1904
Thomas Angus Johnston Parker 1907
Joseph Parker 1910
James Parker 1912

Thomas Parker and Mary Bland Hadley

Parents occupation .
Thomas worked in construction as a Labourer and later as a Head Furnaceman

Schools Universities attended and years of attendance – Not known

Place of residence at Gretna: Not known


Marital status:
Mary married Matthias Bateman in Cockermouth District 1920

Mary’s first child was born out of wedlock – Henry Alexander Chodak Parker was born 9th June 1919. Mary went to court to claim from little Henry’s father for financial help in Sheriff Court Paternity Decrees, 1792-1922. Unfortunately, Henry Alexander Chodak Parker died before his first birthday in 1920. After her marriage, Mary and Matthias Bateman had a daughter, Jane Thomas Parker born in 1930.

Job title at Gretna : ‘Munition Worker’

Travels – Nil known

Awards/recognitions: Nil known

Trivia/any other information

Sheriff Court Paternity Decrees, 1792-1922

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