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Photo of Mary Elizabeth Patrick

Mary Elizabeth Patrick

Birthplace Cumberland Carlisle EnglandBirthplace Carlisle England Date of Birth: March 11, 1892 Date of Death: September 1, 1974



Gender:  Female
Date and Place of Birth: 11 March 1892 Carlisle
Date and Place of Death:  Mary died in Carlisle 1974
Nationality:  British

Childhood: Mary grew up in Carlisle, the eldest of 8 children:
Parents: James Patrick and Margaret Cookson
Parent’s occupations: James was a Joint Maker for a Railway company
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  Nil known
Occupation: Weaver at a cotton mill
Place of residence at Gretna:  Not known
Job title at Gretna: Looking at uniform in photograph its likely Mary worked in the cordite factory.
Marital status: 1922 Mary married George Frederick Hutton in Carlisle
Children: George and Mary had 4 children:

Frederick 1924

Beatrice Cookson 1925

James 1928

Audrey 1931

Travels: Nil known
Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia / any other information:
Bibliography  Nil known


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Information from a family email, August 2021: ‘She worked in the munitions factory and after that she married and raised her 4 children before becoming a shop cleaner in serval shop and worked as a pub cleaning and glass collector before finally become a barmaid in the magpie pub in Botcherby in Carlisle before retiring


I’ve also been able to come across a few photographs of her… from before starting at the factory, one pic of her In her work uniform for the factory as well, I’ve also came across a picture of her husband George and also got a picture of her parents a swell, all of which I’ve attached to this email.’


1st photo — Mary’s parents

2nd photo — Mary’s husband, George

3rd/4th photo — Mary in factory uniform

5th photo — Mary before the factory.

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