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Thomas Ridley

Date of Birth: June 2, 1882 Date of Death: December 20, 1963


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Thomas Ridley
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 2nd June 1882, Irthington near Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: 20th December 1963, Tynemouth
Nationality: British
Childhood: 4th child of at least 9
Parents: Thomas and Jane nee Ireland
Parents occupations: Agricultural labourer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Stone mason
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 2
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Thomas Ridley 1882-1963

Thomas Ridley was born at Irthington, near Carlisle on 2nd June 1882 to Thomas and Jane nee Ireland.

1891-Father an Agricultural labourer. Address is Newtown, Irthington

1901- living at  Newtown , a Mason apprentice, 4th of 9 children

Quarter 3 1906 married Ada Ellen Oldfield

1907 son born Stanley

1911- living at High Boothby, Brampton. A stone mason. Wife and child living in 4 rooms.

WW1- employed at Gretna

1921- Thomas, Ada Ellen and Stanley are on this record in Carlisle. Thomas is listed as ana ex Gretna worker

1939-6a St George’s Rd, Tynemouth  Northumberland .General foreman

20th December 1963, died at Tynemouth aged 81

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