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William Wallace Finlay

Birthplace Liverpool Place of Death Liverpool Date of Birth: April 19, 1870 Date of Death: January 25, 1943


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : William Wallace Finlay/Findley/Finley
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 19th April 1870 at 78, South Street, Toxteth Park, Liverpool
Date and Place of Death: 25th January 1943, Belmont Hospital, Liverpool of 124 Shiel Road, Liverpool
Nationality: British
Childhood: One of 9 . Mother widowed
Parents: James and Isabella
Parents occupations: Licensed Victualler
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Mining prospector
Place of residence at Gretna:N/K
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 2
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Mini Biography

William Wallace Finlay 1870- 1943

William Wallace Finley/Findley/Finlay was born on 19th April 1870 at 78, South Street, Toxteth Park, West Derby, Liverpool to James an dIsabella

1871 – address as above. James a licensed victualler. William the 5th child.

1881- mother widowed and now a licensed victualler at 22 Kingsland Road, Tranmere. There is a 2 year old therefore father had recently died. Now 9 children

8th July 1903 married Charlotte ‘Lottie’ Callcott in Liverpool. William a cattle expert of Seymour Street.

WW1 – too old for military service, employed at Gretna

1921 – William Wallace, Charlotte, Cecil and 1 other are listed at Kirkandrews Nether, Longtown. William an ex Gretna worker

1939 15 Denman Drive, Liverpool. Mining prospector retired

25th January 1943 died of Carcinoma bronchus at Belmont Hospital, Liverpool of 124 Shiel Road, Liverpool aged 73

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