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Robert James StordyGeneral Labourer
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Robert James Stordy
Date and place of birth: 26th September 1899, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: Q4 1969, Carlisle
Childhood: One of 4 surviving of 8 born
Parents: Thomas and Frances Ann nee Jackson
Parents occupations: Railway surfaceman
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: General labourer
Place of residence at Gretna:Not known
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 1
Positions held: Member of National Union of Railway Workers
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Robert James Stordy 1899-1969
Robert James Stordy was born on 26th September 1899 at Carlisle to Thomas and Frances Ann nee Jackson
1901 – living at 5 Howard Street, Carlisle. Father a waggoner
1911- 16 Peel Street, Newtown, Carlisle, 4 rooms. 7 occupants including 2 boarders. Father a surfaceman for railway company. Robert the youngest of 3 at home. 8 children had been born and 4 survived.
1915- aged 16 joined National Union of Railway Workers, employed as a phone attendant
WW1 too young for military service. Employed at Gretna.
1921 – Robert James, Mary Glaister , Doris and 1 other are on the record in Carlisle. Robert listed as an ex Gretna woker.
Q1 1923 married Euphemia Challenger at Carlisle
1939 – at 17 Marina Crescent, Carlisle. General labourer heavy worker. 1 child.
Q4 1969 – died at Carlisle aged 70