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Mary Jane Rennison

Date of Birth: July 16, 1880


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Mary Jane Rennison (nee Brown)


Gender: Female

Date and Place of Birth: 16th July 1880, Abbey Town, Cumberland

Date and Place of Death: 1959, Carlisle.

Nationality: British


Childhood: Mary Jane was born in Wigton area of Cumberland, her father worked on the railways, and she grew in the county.

Parents: Thomas & Elizabeth Brown

Parent’s occupations: Father worked on the railways.


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

Occupational history (previous jobs in their career): General Domestic Servant

Occupation: N/K

Place of residence at Gretna: 6 B West

Job title at Gretna: N/K

Marital status: Married Alfred Rennison

Children: 1911 had 5 children.

Travels: Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

29th January 1902 – Married Alfred Rennison in Carlisle, Cumberland. Alfred worked mainly as a farm labourer in Cumberland.


One of their children Thomas was born in Gretna, where Mary Jane and husband Alfred were living at 6 B West, the same address given from the 1918-19 electoral roll. Alfred’s occupation was a Ploughman.


The couple moved back to Carlisle, where they died in the 1950’s.




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