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William Edward PerrimentFireman
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): William Edward Perriment
Date and Place of Birth: 2nd April 1890, Wellington, Tamil Nadu, India
Date and Place of Death: September 1964, Southampton
Childhood: 2nd of at least 6 children
Parents: Thomas Charles and Rebecca Elizabeth nee Perriment
Parent’s occupations: Military band musician the labourer in starch yard
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: A grocer’s assistant.
Place of residence at Gretna: 25 Annan Road, Gretna
Job title at Gretna: Fireman
Marital status: Married twice.
On 25th December 1912 William married Jessie Wright Abbott in Dundee, Scotland. Jessie died in 1935.
He married for the second time in 1939 to Dorothy R.
Children: At least one son.
Travels: William was born in born in India. He also became a ship’s cook
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William Edward Perriment was born at Wellington, Tamil Nadu, India on 2nd April 1890 to Thomas Charles and Rebecca Elizabeth nee Perriment. Father a military musician with the 1st Norfolk Regiment
1901 – living at 46 Cavalry Street, east Wymer, Norwich, father a labourer in starch yard. 2nd of 6 children.
25th December 1912 – married Jessie Wright Abbott in Dundee, Scotland. Father listed as a musician and William listed as a grocer’s assistant of 16 Baffin Street, Dundee.
1918/19- employed at H M Factory Gretna as a fireman living at 25 Annan Road, Gretna with wife Jessie (Electoral Register)
1921- Living alone on the Isle of Wight
1935 – Wife Jessie drowned. Fireman with wife, 25 Annan Road Gretna.
“Mrs. Jessie Wright Perriment. aged 48. wife of William Alfred Perriment, a ship’s cook. of 111, Acacia-road. Merry Oak. Southampton. Mrs. Perriment collapsed while bathing off the Weston Shore on Sunday afternoon.”
From Hampshire Advertiser Newspaper on Saturday 20 July 1935.
1939 – married for a second time – Dorothy R
September 1964 – died at Southampton aged 74.
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