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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Samuel Richards
Date and place of birth: 1894, Ruabon, Denbighshire
Date and Place of Death: January 1935, place unknown
Childhood: Youngest of 3
Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth nee Ellis
Parents occupations: Coal miner hewer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Colliery worker
Place of residence at Gretna:N/K
Marital status: Married – possibly twice
Children: At least 2
Positions held: N/K
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Samuel Richards 1894-1935
Samuel Richards was born in 1894 at Ruabon, Denbighshire to Samuel Richards and Elizabeth nee Ellis
1901 – 4 Paddock Row, Ruabon. Youngest of 3. Father a coal miner hewer.
1911 – underground labourer aged 17. Stepmother of 3 years – Susan. 4 Paddock Row, Ruabon.
WW1 employed at Gretna
22nd December 1919- married Kate Clutton at Ruabon. Samuel a collier.
1921- Samuel, Winifred and Winfred Margaret are on this record. Samuel and ex Gretna worker. Winfred his second wife although no clear evidence.
January 1935 – died aged 42