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Sarah Ann Harrison

Birthplace Carlisle Place of Residence at HM Factory Gretna 90 Denton Street Carlisle Place of Death Carlisle Date of Birth: December 8, 1882 Date of Death: August 31, 1953


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) :Sarah Ann Harrison
Gender: Female
Date and place of birth: 8th December 1882 , Cummersdale, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: 31st August 1953, 22a, Norfolk St, Carlisle
Nationality: English

Childhood: Middle of 7 surviving
Parents: John and Matilda nee Sampson
Parents occupations: Calico machine printer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: None known
Occupation: Domestic servant , possibly munitionette at Gretna
Place of residence at Gretna: 90 Denton St, Carlisle
Marital status: Married
Children: At least one daughter in 1923
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: none
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Mini biography
Sarah Ann Harrison 1882-1953
Sarah Anne Harrison was born at Cummersdale, Carlisle to John and Matilda nee Sampson, on 8th December 1882.
1891- living at 20 Dale St, Caldewgate, Carlisle . Father a machine printer. Sarah the middle child of 7.G/B/B/G/G/G/B
1901- living at Holme Head Row, Denton St, Carlisle. Father a foreman calico machine printer. Sarah aged 19 is a cotton winder.
1911 – living at 90, Denton Street, Carlisle. 5 rooms. Sarah at 29 is a general domestic servant. Ther have been 10 children with 7 surviving.
1916- 1918/19 – Sarah employed at H M Factory Gretna . She is listed in 1921 as an ex Gretna worker. Given her usual occupation it is highly likely that she worked as a munitionette.
28th January 1922 she married William Hamilton Gardiner and had a daughter Vera in January 1923.
1939. William an electrician. They are living at 22a, Norfolk Street, Carlisle which is where she died on 31st August 1953.

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