Skip to main content

To search our directory of workers at HM Factory Gretna either enter any name, place of birth or place of death in the search box or if you know what their job was from select from the drop-down menu.

Photo of Robert Byers Moffat

Robert Byers Moffat

Officer in Charge Magazines
Birthplace Lockerbie Scotland Date of Birth: August 22, 1889



Date and place of birth:  22 August 1889, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire

Date and place of death:  1953 Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Nationality: Scottish

Biography:  Robert grew up in Lockerbie with his siblings:

William Thomas Moffatt 1887

George Moffatt 1888

Mary A Moffatt 1897


John Married Elizabeth Byers 1884 Corrie, Dumfriesshire

Parents occupation:  John was a Postrunner

Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Not known

Occupation: Robert was a Solicitor’s clerk before WW1

Place of residence at Gretna: Not known

Job Title at Gretna: Officer in Charge Magazines

Marital Status: Not known

Children: Nil known
Travels: Nil known
Awards/Recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information:

Signature on page 3 of Mossband Farewell Magazine

Presented to  J C Burnham at the end of his service at Gretna.

Forwarding address in Mossband Farewell Magazine

Mossband Operating Staff, taken from The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection.


Article in the Mossband Farewell, written by Robert, held at The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s collection.






British Newspaper Archive

Mossband Farewell Magazine

Related by Category

Related by Last Name - Moffat

Connections Business Directory | Leaflet | © OpenStreetMap contributors

Lockerbie Scotland

Translate »