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Thomas Thompson Steel

Birthplace Dornock ScotlandPlace of Death Carlisle Date of Birth: July 7, 1864


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Thomas Thomson Steel
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 7th July 1864, Dornock, Scotland
Date and Place of Death: December 1923, Carlisle, Buried at Dornock
Nationality: Scottish
Childhood: 8th of 9 children
Parents: William and Elizabeth nee Thomson
Parents occupations: Sheep dealer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  N/K
Occupation: Railway porter
Place of residence at Gretna: Carlisle
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 4, 2 survived
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
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Thomas Thomson Steel 1864-1923

Thomas Thomson Steel was born in Dornock village on 7th July 1864 to William and Elizabeth nee Thomson. The 8th of 9 children.

1871- living in Dornock Village, father a sheep dealer.

1881- living in Dornock village. Working as a railway porter

1891 – living at brother in laws at 19 Belgrave St, Over Darwen, Lancashire- a fruit salesman

September 1891 married Mary Alice Ainsworth in Blackburn

1901- 20 Star Street, Darwen, Lancashire. A carter for a potato merchant.3 children

1911-Railway Porter living at 1 Alton St, Carlisle. 4 children, 2 survived. 5 rooms

WW1 – too old for military service. Employed at Gretna

1921 – listed as an ex or retired Gretna worker. Thomas , Mary Alice and William are on the record in Carlisle

Died late 1923 at 32 Grosvenor Street, Carlisle. Buried 11th December  1923  aged 60 at  Dornock Cemetery  ( Rigg Cemetery)

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