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Skelton Huntington

Date of Death: December 30, 1930


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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: September 1872

Date and Place of Death: 30th December 1930

Nationality: British


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.

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

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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