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Maurice Matthews Yulelabourer
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Maurice Matthews Yule
Date and Place of Birth: 28th February 1901. Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire
Date and Place of Death: 26th January 1967, Milddelborough, Yorkshire
Childhood: Eldest of 2. Born out of wedlock. Mother widowed then remarried
Parents: Ada Elizabeth Taylor Lambert and John Frederick Yule
Parent’s occupations: Moulder
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 1907 – Victoria Road Juniors ( Boys) Middlesborough
Occupation: Crane driver
Place of residence at Gretna: 70, Melbourne Avenue, Eastriggs
Job title at Gretna: Labourer
Marital status: Married Annie Jones
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Maurice Matthews was born on 28th February 1901 at Sculcoates, Hull, to widowed Ada Elizabeth Taylor Matthews nee Lambert. He was adopted by Ada’s second husband, John Frederick Yule who she married in 1902. Maurice Matthews became Maurice Matthews Yule.
1901- his mother, Ada, was living, widowed with her parents at 46, Symons Street, West Sculcoates, Hull. Her father was a Railway goods foreman.
1907- Maurice was admitted to Victoria Road Juniors (boys) School
1911-living at 31, Pearl Street, Middlesborough. Maurice listed as son to John Frederick. He is the eldest of 2 boys. There are 4 rooms. Father is a moulder. Years married is stated as 11 but the marriage took place in 1902.
WW1- employed as a labourer at H.M.Factory, Gretna living at 70, Melbourne Avenue, Eastriggs.
1921- listed as being in the army.
1931- married Annie Jones at Middlesborogh. They subsequently had 5 children.
December 1966 – Annie died- Maurice described as a retired crane driver. (Probate)
26th January 1967- Maurice died at Poole Hospital, Nunthorpe, Middlesborough, of 31 Peral Street. Aged 65
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