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Thomas Robert Spratt

Police constable
Date of Birth: May 29, 1881 Date of Death: April 10, 1963


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Thomas Robert Spratt 

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 29th May 1881, Shotley Bridge, Northumberland  

Date and Place of Death:  10th April 1963, Morpeth, Northumberland  

Nationality: British


Childhood: On of 10 born 


Parents: Peter and Catherine J nee Forster  

Parent’s occupations: Police Sergeant  


Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K

Occupation: Police constable at Gretna  


Place of residence at Gretna: Factory Police Camp, Eastriggs  

Job title at Gretna: Police constable at Gretna  


Marital status: Married Ann O’Donnel.

Children: At least 1 plus 1 step child  

Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

Thomas Robert Spratt was born on 29th May 1881 at Shotley Bridge , Northumberland to Peter and Catherine J née Forster. He was one of 10 children.  


1891- living at Prospect Place, Bellingham, Northumberland. Father a police sergeant.  


1909- married Ann O’Donnel who had been married previously and had one child.  


1911- living at 2 Stafford’s Yard, Morpeth, Northumberland. 1 child and 1 step child. Occupation is police constable.  


WW1 – employed at H M Factory Gretna as a police constable living at Factory Police Camp, Eastriggs.  


3rd March 1920 initiated into Freemasons, Alnwick Lodge. A police inspector.  


1939- Police Station House, Alnwick Road, Alnwick Urban District. Superintendent of Police.  


10th April 1963 died at Morpeth aged 82. 




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