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Nicholas TwizellPolice constable
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Nicholas Twizell
Date and Place of Birth: 1868, Newcastle on Tyne
Date and Place of Death: 11th March 1929, Castleton, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Parents: Robert and Mary
Parent’s occupations: Warehouseman the agricultural labourer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Police constable
Place of residence at Gretna: U East Gretna
Job title at Gretna: Police constable
Marital status: Married Edith Bithell at Hindley.
Children: Three children.
Trivia / any other information:
Nicholas Twizzell was born in 1868 in Newcastle to Robert and Mary
1871- living at 24 church Hill Cottages, Westgate. Father a warehouseman.
1881 – Living at Corbridge. Father an agricultural labourer.
1891 – Living at the Police Station, Barton, Lancashire as a lodger.
1901- 3 Police Station, Hindley, Lancashire- a lodger, single, a police constable.
7th February 1903- married Edith Bithell at Hindley. He a policeman of 2 Railway Street.
1911- 1 Sunnyside, Ormskirk, Lancashire. 2 children, 1 had died. 5 rooms. Police constable Lancashire Constabulary,
1918/19 – employed as a Police Constable at H M Factory, Gretna living at U East Gretna. Too old for active military service.
1927 – daughter married – he was a club caretaker at Castleton, Roxburghshire, Scotland
11th March 1929 died aged 61 of angina at Castleton, Roxburghshire, Scotland
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