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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Skelton Huntington
Date and Place of Birth: September 1872
Date and Place of Death: 30th December 1930
Childhood: 1 of at least 6 children.
Parents: Anthony and Maryann nee Purdom
Parent’s occupations: Cab proprietor
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Cleaner at Gretna
Place of residence at Gretna: 12 F East, Gretna
Job title at Gretna: Cleaner
Marital status: Married Mary Eleanor Park at Longtown.
Children: At least 2.
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Skelton Huntington was born in September 1872 in Carlisle, Cumberland to Anthony and Maryann nee Purdom. He was baptised on 29th September 1872.
1881- 5th of 6 children. Father a cab proprietor living at 11 Barwise Court, Carlisle
1891- 8 Barwise Street, Carlisle. An 18 year old grocer. Father a carriage proprietor, livery.
2nd April 1896- married Mary Eleanor Park at Longtown. Mary died in 1912.
1901- living at Dryfesdale, Dumfries. A domestic coachman.
WW1 – listed on valuation roll as living at 12 F East, Gretna, a cleaner.
30th December 1930 died. Buried alongside his wife and subsequently their 2 children in Rigg cemetery.
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