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Peter Toner

Birthplace Carlisle Place of Death Carlisle


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) :Peter Toner
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 1863 Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: January 1938 Carlisle
Nationality: British ( Irish mother)
Childhood`; Only child Single parent
Parents`; Ellen Honan -widowed but no trace of husband
Parents occupations`; Domestic servant
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation`; Hot potato seller
Place of residence at Gretna:Hostel?
Marital status: Unmarried
Children: None known
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Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
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Mini Biography
Peter Toner 1863-1938
Peter Toner was born in 1863 to Ellen Honan ( Toner?) in Carlisle. Father unknown.
1871 – no record for Peter or his mother
1881 – 6 Saddle Lane Court, Carlisle – a visitor , marble mason aged 17.
24th May 1881 – joined 25th Foot – King’s Own Scottish Borderers
1891 – lodger at 30 Bridge Street, Caldewgate , Carlisle . Stone Mason
1901 – 22 Queen Street, Carlisle. Mother a widow aged 69
1902- mother died
1911 – living at 11 Queen Street, Carlisle in 2 rooms with 2 boarders. Hot potato seller own account
WW1- too old for military service. No electoral register data so possibly living at Gretna in a hostel employed in manual work.
1921 – listed as an ex Gretna worker – 26 Backhouse Walk, Carlisle. He and Peter William are on the record.
1931 – at 16 Thomlinson Avenue, Belle Vue, Carlisle. Still living with Peter William either Ward or McEwan more likey to be McEwan
January 1938 – died Carlisle aged 75

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