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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Richard Richardson
Date and Place of Birth: 24th May 1882, Great Asby, near Penrith, Westmorland
Date and Place of Death: 9th November 1950, Wreay Farm, Brampton, Cumberland
Parents: Richard Richardson and Mary nee Steadman
Parent’s occupations: Stone mason
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupational history (previous jobs in their career): Farmer and publican
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married Sarah A Smith on 3rd July 1918 at Crosby Ravensworth.
Children: At least 6
Trivia / any other information: Richard Richardson was born at Greta Asby, Near Penrith, Westmorland on 24th May 1882 to Richard Richardson and Mary nee Steadman.
1891- Living at Great Asby. Father a stone mason
1901 – working as a cowman on farm – servant and boarding at Fellbarrow, Caterlen, Penrith
3rd July 1918 married Sarah A Smith at Crosby Ravensworth.
WW1 – Coldstream guards but also employed at Gretna.
1921- Richard, Sarah, John and 1 other are listed at Kirkandrews Nether. Richard listed as an ex Gretna worker.
1939- living at Graham’s Arms, Middle Gelt, How Mill, Hayton near Brampton, Cumberland. A publican and a farmer. Sarah and Richard have 6 children.
9th November 1950 – died at Wreay farm, Brampton aged 68
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