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Miriam Burgess

Munitions Worker
Birthplace Lancashire Tyldesley England Date of Death: October 7, 1982 Date of Birth: August 20, 1894


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

Gender: Female  

Date and Place of Birth: 20 August 1894, Tyldesley, Lancashire, England. Source: 1901 England Census, 1911 England Census and 1939 England and Wales Register 

Date and Place of Death:10 July 1982, Carlisle, Cumberland, England. Source: England & Wales Civil Registration Death Index 1916-2007 

Nationality: British  

Miriam with her fellow munitions workers


Childhood: Unknown  

Parents: Mother = Miriam Edwards born 1869, died September 1909, Gwersylit, Denbighshire, Wales

Father = Robert Owens born 1861, died 3 March 1983, Leigh, Lancashire, England. 

Parent’s occupations: Mother’s Occupation = Unknown 

Father’s Occupation = Miner Coal Source: 1911 England Census  

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Unknown  

Occupational history (previous jobs in their career): Unknown  

Occupation: Unknown  

Place of residence at Gretna: Unknown  

Job title at Gretna: Unknown  

Marital status: Married  

Spouse name (including male name): John Dundonald Burgess born 1900, died c. March 1959, Carlisle, Cumberland, England. 

Date of marriage: 1920  

Place/Parish of marriage: Carlisle, Cumberland, England  

Children: Son = Robert Burgess born 29 August 1920, Carlisle, Cumberland, England. Died 1995. 

Daughter = Edith Burgess born 12 December 1921, Carlisle, Cumberland, England. Died 1991.

Son = John Donald Burgess born 1 April 1924, Carlisle, Cumberland, England. Died 10 July 1980, Birmingham, West Midlands, England.

Son = Joseph Burgess born 8 October 1928, Carlisle, Cumberland, England. Died 2008. S

Daughter = Grace Burgess born 8 October 1928, Carlisle, Cumberland, England. Died 2011.

Travels: Unknown  

Awards/recognitions: Unknown  

Trivia / any other information:  

Occupation: unpaid domestic duties in 1939. Source: 1939 England and Wales Register. 

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