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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) :Thomas Kerr
Date and place of birth: 29th August 1890, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: September 1950, Carlisle
Childhood: 4th of 5
Parents: Thomas and Isabella nee Culley
Parents occupations: Railway engine driver
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Not known
Occupation: Iron turner
Place of residence at Gretna:Carlisle ( home )
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 3
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: None
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Thomas Kerr 1890-1950
Thomas Kerr was born on the 29th August 1890 in Carlisle to Thomas and Isabella nee Culley.
1891 living at 10 Bowman St, Carlisle . Father a railway engine driver. Thomas the youngest of 4 at the time.
1901 living at 3 Lindisfarne Street, Carlisle. Father a locomotive engine driver. Thomas the 4th of 5 children. G/B/G/B/G
1911 living at 75 Lindisfarne St, Carlisle , Thomas is an apprentice iron turner at the ironworks.
1915 – married Annie Boyle
WW1 – no service record evident. Listed in 1921 as an ex or retired Gretna worker.
1921 , Thomas, John, Annie plus 5 others living in Carlisle
1939 Metal turner, heavy worker living at 52 Durranhill Rd, Carlisle. 3 children listed. Nora born 1920, Thomas born 1922 and Leslie born 1930.
Thomas died in September 1950 aged 59.