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William George 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: 1861, Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: July 1929 Carlisle
Nationality: English
Childhood: Eldest
Parents: William and Mary Bailey
Parents occupations: Cotton weaver
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Window cleaner in civilian life
Place of residence at Gretna: Carlisle
Marital status: Married
Children: 10 children. 7 surviving
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Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
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Mini Biography

William George Bailey 1861-1929

William George Bailey was born in 1861, 55, Milburn Street, Carlisle to William and Mary nee Father a cotton driver loom weaver.

1871- living at  8 Cato Bank, Carlisle. Eldest of three.  B/B/G . Father a  Cotton weaver

1881 aged 20 – general labourer . living at  Stubbs Court, Carlisle.  Mother died.

1891 – living at Church House, Lodging House, Gateshead, a  dyer . 2 sisters also there.

Quarter 3 1891 married Sarah nee Wilkinson of Cleator Moor

1901- living at 11 Russell Street, Rickergate, Carlisle, a general labourer.

1911 – living at 4 Mary’s Court, South John St, Carlisle, a window cleaner, 3 rooms. Had 10 children, 7 surviving.

WW1 – too old for military service.

1921 listed as an ex Gretna worker living in Carlisle. William G, Sarah, Robert plus 3 others also on the record.

July 1929- died in Carlisle aged 68.

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