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Robert Henry Liddell

Electrical Engineer.
Date of Birth: July 8, 1883


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Robert Henry Liddell


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 8th July 1883, Carlisle, Cumbria.

Date and Place of Death:  1956, Newcastle Upon Tyne.


Nationality: British


Childhood: Grew up in Carlisle his parents Frederick & Annie were both from the area.



Parents: Frederick Henry & Annie Jane (nee Turner) Liddell.


Parent’s occupations: Frederick was a Grocer (1881 & 1891 census).



Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K


Occupation: Theatre Electrician


Place of residence at Gretna: D12 Eastriggs.


Job title at Gretna: Electrical Engineer.


Marital status: Married Mary nee Nattrass in 1905, Carlisle.


Children: 2 children.

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Frederick was a grocer (1881 & 1891), whilst Robert was at school, 6 years old.

At 15 years, Roberts father died in 1898, Frederick was only 35 years.

He also lost a cousin during WW1.

Robert became an electrician and had a company in Carlisle for a few years after WW1, then moved to Newcastle with his wife Mary & family.

On the 1939 Register, Roberts occupation is an electrical engineer & lighting. His family remained in Newcastle, with the last found electoral register entry being on Strathmore Crescent in 1953



From the Gazette:


No. 692. LIDDELL, Robert Henry, residing at 3, ‘Corporation-road, in the city of Carlisle, and carrying on business under the name of LIDDELL & McINNES, at 4, The Crescent, in the said city of Carlisle. ELECTRICAL ENGINEER. CouTt^CARLISLE. Date of Filing Petition— Feb. 21, 1922. No. of Matter— 2 of 1922. Date of Receiving Order— Feb. 21, 1922. No. of Receiving Order — 1. Whether Debtor s or Creditor’s Petition — Debtor’s.




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