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Tom Valentine Johns

Chemist at Dornock
Birthplace London Hoxton Place of Death Suffolk Waveney Date of Birth: February 15, 1894


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

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 15/02/1894 Hoxton London

Date and Place of Death: 1975 Q1 Waveney Suffolk

Nationality: British




Parents: Henry and Ann Johns

Parent’s occupations: Carpenter

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 

Upper Meyrick Street and Albion Square School, Pembroke Dock

up to September 1906 then “Gone to London”

Occupation: Gas Engineer and Chemist

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Dornock

Marital status: Married Margaret Charlotte (nee Scrace) Johns (MD) 

1931 Q4 Marylebone (banns read in Lowestoft)

Children: N/K

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K

Trivia / any other information: Witness at inquest following a fatal accident in Bath in 1908 (Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette 09/07/1908)



  • Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K
  • Books written about the individual or mentioning the individual (Title, year of publication, publisher): N/K


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Further links, notes, and comments:

1901 living in Pembrokeshire with aunt’s family

1911 Gas Company Clerk boarding in Wellington, Shropshire

Served in France as Gunner 39634 Royal Field Artillery, then Corporal Royal Engineers 113060. Posted to HM Factory Gretna. Was discharged 14/12/1918

1921 Chemist at Richmond on Thames Gas Works

1939 Water and Gas Engineer and Managing Director in Lowestoft

Dornock Souvenir address, “Rutland Lodge”, 19 Collegiate Crescent, Broomhall, Sheffield

Name and address appears in the Dornock Farewell, part of the archive collection at The Devil’s Porridge Museum.

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