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Miriam BurgessMunitions Worker
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Miriam Burgess
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
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
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.
Trivia / any other information:
Occupation: unpaid domestic duties in 1939. Source: 1939 England and Wales Register.