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May TylerMunitions Worker
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : May Tyler
Date and place of birth: 1st May 1890, Armathwaite, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death: July 1963, 98 Glossop Road, Marple, Cheshire
Childhood: 5th of at least 6
Parents: William and Jane nee Jackson
Parents occupations: Railway signalman
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Munition worker and VAD weekends
Place of residence at Gretna: 34, Close Street, Carlisle
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 2
Positions held: N/K
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https://vad.redcross.org.uk/ gretna Card?hosp= &id=15864
May Tyler 1890-1965
May Tyler was born on 1st May 1890 at Armathwaite, Cumberland to William and Jane nee Jackson
1891- living at Low House Crossing , Wetheral, father a railway signalman. May is the 5th child
1901 – Still at Low House Crossing. Now a younger sister.
1917 – engaged in munitions at Gretna and living at 34 Close Street, Carlisle. Assisting at weekends at Englethwaite Aux. Hospital. Source – Red Cross Records ( Located in Englethwaite Hall, Armathwaite in the Eden Valley.
1921 – Mellow, Hayfield, Derbyshire. May, Horatio Arthur and lily are on this record
3rd June 1922 married Herbert Godsell Attwood in Penrith Registration District
1939 – “Sunny Brae” Marple, Stockport, Cheshire. Herbert a manufacturer textiles agent. At least 2 children
July 1963, died at 98, Glossop Road, Cheshire aged 73.