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William James Gains

Acid Section Foreman
Birthplace Sussex St Leonards EnglandPlace of Residence at HM Factory Gretna 29 Dehli Road Date of Death: January 1, 1947 Date of Birth: July 26, 1886

Biography

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

Gender: Male. 

Date and Place of Birth: July 26th 1886 or 1881, St Leonards, Sussex, England. 

Date and Place of Death: 1947, Hillingdon, Middlesex, England. 

Nationality: British. 

 

Biography 

Childhood: His siblings were Catherine Sophia (1873-1950), Mary (1875-?), James William (1876), Ada (1877-?), Maud (1879), Alice Sophia (1880), Frederick (1885-1947), Frank Henry (1887-1959), Alfred Charles Gaines/Gaines (1889-1926). 

Parents: James Gaines (1853-1910) and Agnes Taylor (1859-?). 

Parent’s occupations: The 1881 England Census states that his father was a Bricklayers labourer. 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/A. 

Occupation: The 1939 England and Wales Register referred to him as a General Labourer-Heavy Worker. 

Place of residence at Gretna: 29 Delhi Road, Eastriggs. 

Job title at Gretna: Acid section foreman. 

Marital status: Married Annie Rumsey (1883-1975). 

Children: Elsie Irene (1916-2009) and Catherine Gaines/Gaines (1919-?). 

Travels: N/A. 

Awards/recognitions: N/A. 

Trivia / any other information: N/A. 

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