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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Thomas Robinson
Date and Place of Birth: 25th April 1871, Penruddock, Penrith, Cumberland
Date and Place of Death: 1949, Carlisle
Childhood: 5th of 6 children
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth nee Fallowfield
Parent’s occupations: Farmer of 65 acres
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Stock rearing farmer
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Job title at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married Sarah Kindleysides.
Children: 5 children
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Thomas Robinson was born in Penruddock, near Penrith, Cumberland, on 25th April 1871 to Robert and Elizabeth nee Fallowfield.
1881- living at Penruddock. Father a farmer of 65 acres. Thomas the 5th of 6 children.
October 1898 married Sarah Kindleysides.
1901- Rampsbeck Cottage, Watermillock. Farm manager, married with one child.
1911- Rampsbeck Cottage. Has had 5 children. 4 rooms. Mother-in-law listed – a retired inn keeper.
WW1 too old for active military service, employed at H M Factory Gretna
1921 – Thomas, Sarah, Robert and 3 others are on the record in Longtown. Thomas listed as an ex-Gretna worker.
1939- 26 Fusehill Street, Carlisle. Stock rearing farmer retired.
1949- died in Carlisle aged 78
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