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William G Bailey

Birthplace Carlisle Place of Death Carlisle


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): William George Bailey

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 1860 at Carlisle (1) (6)

Date and Place of Death: 1929 at Carlisle (6)

Nationality: British




In 1861 when William was seven months old, he was living at 55 Milburn Street, Carlisle, with his parents. (1) He was the eldest of four children and had one brother and two sisters-

                                                  Joseph born 1865 (2) (7)

                                                   Ann born 1868 (2) (7)

                                                  Elizabeth born 1871 (3) (7)



Parents: Father: William Bailey born 1828 in Carlisle (1)

                Mother: Mary Burgess born 1834 in Carlisle (1)

Parent’s occupations: Father was a cotton power loom weaver (1)

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

 Occupation: Window cleaner /general labourer /dyer (3) (5) (8)

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: N/K

Marital status: Married   (6)

Spouse name (including male name): Sarah Wilkinson born 1869 at Cleator Moor, Cumberland (4) (6)

Date of marriage: 1898 (6)

Place/Parish of marriage: Carlisle (6)

Children:    Mary Elizabeth born 1890 (1) (6)     

                     Joseph born 1892, died 1892(7) (6)

                     William George born 1894 (7) (6)

                     Joseph Currie born 1896 (7) (6)

                     Mary Jane born 1898 (7) (6)

                     Robert Stoddart born 1899 (7) (6)

                     Richard born 1902 (5) (7)

                     Jessie Gertrude born 1904 (5) (7)

                     Ernest born 1905, died 1907 (6) (7)

                     Frank born 1907 (5) (7)




Trivia / any other information:

  In 1891 William was living in Gateshead with his wife and baby daughter, Elizabeth. They were living in a lodging house which had forty-seven lodgers in it! (8). William had worked at H.M.Factory Gretna as had his son  Robert Stoddart Bailey. 



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Further links, notes, and comments:

  1. Find my past 1861 census
  2. Find my past 1871 census
  3. Find my past 1881 census
  4. Find my past 1901 census
  5. Find my past 1911 census
  6. Find my past BMD
  7. Gro. Index
  8. Ancestry 1891 census




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