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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Sophia Wynn or Winn. Later: Sophia Easton
Date and Place of Birth: Houghton-Le-Spring. 1902.
Date and Place of Death: 31st October 1970. 70 Ross Lea Row, Houghton-Le-Spring.
Childhood: Sophia was born to a mining family. The coal mine was opened in 1823 and employed upwards of 2,000 miners. She was the eldest of a family of four boys and herself.
Parents: George Winn. Born: 1879. & Jane Winn M/S Farr. Born:1881
Parent’s occupations: father was a coal miner hewer.
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married.
Children: Not found.
Trivia / any other information:
Sophie’s father was killed by a rock fall whilst in the mine on 16th August 1927. He died on 2nd October 1927.
Sophie addressed a postcard of in The Devil’s Porridge Museum to Mr & Mrs Whynn. The family name was Winn.
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