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Thomas StevensonBoiler Fireman
Name Thomas STEVENSON
DoB 21st November 1889
Place of birth Gretna, Dumfriesshire
Parents Thomas & Elizabeth
Parental Home Sprinfield, Gretna
Siblings Isabella, John, Joseph, James, Margaret, David, George, Catherine,
Elizabeth, Mary, Arthur & Albert
Spouse Eva Mary Dixon
Date of Wedding 16 June 1911
Location Springfield, Gretna
Children Elizabeth Cartnor (19 April 1911), Jane McVitie (25 May 1913)
Isabella Jane and Joseph – twins- (28 March 1916), Ramsay (15 Feb 1920)
Marital home(s) Springfield, Gretna (see below for Gretna Addresses)
Employment Working at Moss Litter Factory
1911 Census Showed parents 25 years married, 13 children all still alive, males worked
at local Moss Litter site
Date of death 20 December 1957 Location Gretna
Buried 26 December 1957 – Rigg Cemetery
Name Thomas STEVENSON Clock No
Addresses 1920 – G East 3, 1925 – L West 9, 1930 – Union Road – all in Gretna
Thomas is shown on 1916 birth cert for the twins as General Labourer, and on the valuation
rolls as ‘Fireman’. These are for 1920, 1925 and 1930.
However on Ramsay’s birth certificate Thomas is shown as Boiler Fireman and given his
address and dates he can only have been working at either the Power Station or one of the
Boiler Houses at the laundry, bakery or kitchens located in Gretna Township.
As Thomas could have been attached to the Auxiliary fire team within the township or one
Of the volunteer sections, we are keeping his file open.