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Sarah Elizabeth Watt

Munitions Worker
Birthplace Tyneside Newcastle upon Tyne England Date of Birth: December 18, 1892 Date of Death: January 14, 1960

Biography

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

Gender: Female

Date and Place of Birth: 18 December 1892, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England

Date and Place of Death: 14 January 1960, 1 Toronto Street, Carlisle

Nationality: British 

Biography

Childhood:

Parents: James Hudson Watt(?) and Sarah Wheatley

Parent’s occupations: In 1881 her father was a “sagger maker” and in 1891, a “driller”. None found for her mother.

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: None found.

Occupation: In 1911 census described as “at home” despite being 19. Trained and served as anurse at Newcastle General Hospital at start of WW1. This from Stewart Adamson but un-corrorborated.

Place of residence at Gretna:  Not checked but not Eastriggs

Job title at Gretna: Not known

Marital status: Married

Spouse name (including male name):Robert James Byers.

Date of marriage: 21 January 1922.

Place/Parish of marriage: Grinsdale, Cumberland

Children: Irene M E  (1923-),  Mary E (1924-), Robert (1927-) and Dorothy (1928-)

Travels: None known

Awards/recognitions: None known

Trivia / any other information: 

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