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Michael Murray

Date of Birth: December 1, 1878


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Michael Murray


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1st December 1878, Whitehaven, Cumberland

Date and Place of Death:  1965, near Carlisle

Nationality: Irish father and Scottish mother


Childhood: Youngest of at least 8


Parents: Michael and Catherine nee McCluskey


Parent’s occupations: Paviour


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


Occupation: Paviour


Place of residence at Gretna: N/K


Job title at Gretna: N/K


Marital status: Married Annie Holmes in Whitehaven.


Children: Possibly 4

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Michael Murray was born on 1st December 1878 in Whitehaven, Cumberland to Irish father Michael and Scottish mother Catherine nee McCluskey.


1881- living at 3 Dickinson Court, Whitehaven. Youngest of 8 children. Father a joiner.


Q3 1900 married Annie Holmes in Whitehaven


1901- 65 Duke Street, Whitehaven. Father a paviour and Michael a Paviour’s labourer


1911 – 8 Chapel Court, Chapel Street, Whitehaven. He has 2 children living in 2 rooms.


WW1 employed at H M Factory Gretna


1921 – Michael, Annie, Margaret, Ada and 2 others are on this record in Carlisle. Michael listed as an ex or retired Gretna worker


1939- a general labourer, ex-service air ministry, living at 17 Creighton Avenue, Carlisle


1965- died in Border region (just outside Carlisle) aged 87.




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