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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Michael Murray
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
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married Annie Holmes in Whitehaven.
Children: Possibly 4
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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