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Rose Corcoran

Birthplace Lanarkshire Coatbridge ScotlandBirthplace Tyne and Wear Crawcrook Date of Death: April 14, 1974 Date of Birth: October 29, 1898


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

Gender: Female 

Date and Place of Birth: 29th October 1898 in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. 

Date and Place of Death: 14th April 1974 in Crawcrook, Tyne and Wear

Nationality: British 

Rose is third from left, second row up.




Childhood: Rose was the eldest child. Her sisters Mary and Elizabeth were born in 1900 and her brother, Austin in 1904.

Parents: Edward and Elizabeth Corcoran

Parent’s occupations: N/A

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

Occupation: Unpaid domestic duties in 1939.

Place of residence at Gretna: N/A

Job title at Gretna: N/A

Marital status: Married 

Rose and her husband. Image taken from public Ancestry trees

Children: Edward Fairless, William Fairless and Hugh Fairless Jr

Travels: Rose lived in Stanhope in 1921, Weardale in 1922 and Ryton in Durham in 1926 and 1939.

Rose and her children. Image taken from public Ancestry trees


Trivia / any other information: In 1939, Rose was 41 and lived with her husband and three sons at Chapel House, Lanehead. She lived in Part of the chapel, Ryton in Durham. 

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