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William Boustead


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : William Boustead
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 1879 Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: Q2 1932, Carlisle
Nationality: British
Childhood: 2nd of 7 children
Parents: William and Elizabeth Jane nee Gibson
Parents occupations: Railways Signalman
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Boot repairer
Place of residence at Gretna: N/K
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 4 , 2 died
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Awards/recognitions: N/K
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Mini Biography

William Boustead 1879-1932

William Boustead was born in 1879 at Carlisle, Cumberland to William and Elizabeth Jane nee Gibson.

1881- living at 15 Barrack Street, Carlisle. Father a railway signalman

1891- 39 Close Street, Botchergate, Carlisle. Father a railway signalman. 2nd of 7 children.

1901- boarding at 14 John Street, Gateshead.

26th December 1904 married Hannah Fisher at Carlisle A clog maker

1911- 82 Harrison Street, Carlisle. Boot repairer. Had 4 children, 2 surviving

WW1 employed at Gretna

1921 – Carlisle. Listed as an ex or retired Gretna worker. William, Hannah, Margaret F and 4 others are on the record.

Q2 1932- died aged 53 at Carlisle

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