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Mr Addis SydneyElectrical Turbine Driver
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Sydney Addis.
Date and Place of Birth: January 1889, Tenbury Wells, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England.
Date and Place of Death: N/A.
Childhood: He had two sisters, Mary Frances (1894-) and Sarah Addis (1897).
Parents: Alfred (1856-?) and Sarah Addis (1863-?).
Parent’s occupations: The 1881 Wales census states that his father was an Ostler (Inn Serv). In the 1891 and 1901 England censuses he is recorded as a Bricklayers Labourer.
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/A.
Occupation: Electrical Turbine Driver.
Place of residence at Gretna: H East 2, Township, Gretna.
Job title at Gretna: N/A.
Marital status: Married Mary MacPherson on March 27th 1919 at St Andrew’s Church, Gretna. It was her second marriage after being widowed.
Trivia / any other information: The 1901 Wales Census refers to how he resided on a training ship ‘Clio’, Industrial Training Ship, Menai Straits, Llandegfan, Bangor, Anglesey, Wales.