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Raymond Owen Davis

Chemist at Dornock


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

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 26/02/1896 Witney, Oxfordshire

Date and Place of Death: 08/07/1985 Weymouth

Nationality: British



Parents: Charles and Rebecca Davis

Parent’s occupations: Watchmaker (father)

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 

B.Sc Birmingham University

Occupation: Headteacher in 1939

Place of residence at Gretna: Charles Street, Annan

Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Dornock

Marital status: Married Eva Imms 05/11/1924 Birmingham

Children: Judith A V (b.1926), Pamela B H (b. 1928), 

Bridget Mary Glyndor (b.1929), Michael Anthony (b.1931), 

Jennifer Veronica Jill (b.1933), Colin Barry Paul (b.1934),

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K

Trivia / any other information: Fined 10s for not displaying lights in August 1917. (Dumfries and Galloway Standard 22nd August 1917)


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Further links, notes, and comments:

Became Post Office clerk in 1912

Gave his parents’ address at Market Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch for Dornock Souvenir

Teaching in Berwick-upon -Tweed in the 1920s, in Hull in the early 1930s and is the Headteacher of Bristol Central School in 1939.

Name and address in Dornock Farewell, held in The Devil’s Porridge Museum archive collection:

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