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Robert Crozier BarkerGeneral Labourer
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Robert Crozier Barker
Date and place of birth: 5th March 1871, Ivegill, Near Penrith, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death: Q4 1941, Border Registration District
Childhood: Eldest of at least 4
Parents: Matthew Barker and Mary nee Crozier
Parents occupations: Farm bailiff
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Horseman on farm then general labourer
Place of residence at Gretna:No 31 Hut, Mossband
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 3
Positions held: N/K
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Robert Crozier Barker 1871-1941
Robert Crozier Barker was born on 5th March 1871 at Ivegill, Near Penrith, Cumberland to Matthew and Mary nee Crozier.
1881- living at Broadfield Building. Hesket in the Forest, Penrith. Father a farm bailiff. Robert the eldest of 4.
1891-a farm servant living at Hurstonfield. Burgh by Sands , near Carlisle
1901- no census data available
11th November 1902 married Mary Glendinning at Aitken, Wigton District.
1911- a horseman living at Mossband, Rockcliffe. 3 rooms. He has 3 children
WW1 too old for military service – employed at Gretna
1921- Robert Crozier, Mary, Minnie and 6 others are on the record. Robert listed as an ex Gretna worker.
1939-No 31 Hut Mossband widowed . 3 children. General Labourer retired
Q4 1941 died at Border registration district , Cumberland – probably same address as 1939- aged 70.