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William Sarginson

Birthplace Cumberland Stainton, Penrith EnglandPlace of Residence at HM Factory Gretna 14 Millholm Terrace Date of Birth: May 2, 1880 Date of Death: January 26, 1952


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) :
William Sarginson [1, 2]

Date and Place of Birth:
2nd May 1880, Stainton, Penrith, Cumberland [2, 6, 10]
Date and Place of Death:
26th January 1952, Red Cottage, Scotby Carlisle Cumbria [4, 5]
English, British

William was born at Stainton near Penrith. He had 5 brothers, Henry (born c 1877), Thomas (born c1879), Joseph (born c 1883), John Newton (born 1885) and Isaac (born 1888), [6, 7, 11, 23, 24]
Joseph (born c 1849) and Agnes Sarginson (born c1853)  [6]
Parent’s occupations:
Joseph was a Joiner & Carpenter, Agnes was a Joiner and Carpenter’s Wife [6, 7]
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:
Attended Penrith Grammer School June 1893 to Dec 1895 passed exams with honor’s [27]

Owens College (now The Victoria University of Manchester, usually referred to as the University of Manchester [8, 28]
1898c Pupil Teacher at Yanworth School [27]

1911c Assistant Teacher at Carlisle Education Centre [9]

1939c Science Teacher [10]

Member of the National Union of Teachers [26, 29]
Place of residence at Gretna:
14 Millholm Terrace, Carlisle, Cumberland [1]
Job title at Gretna:
Not known
Marital status:
Married Mary Francis Hunter (born 4 May 1881, Preston, Lancashire) [9, 10, 20] in 1905 at Salford [3, 9]
William and Mary had 3 children Amy (born 1906 in Salford), Mary (born 1910 in Carlisle) and William Newton (born 1912 in Carlisle) [9, 16, 17, 18, 19]
Electoral Registers note address for William, from 1920 to 1922 Millholme Terrace, Carlisle. From 1924 to 1931 Mayborough, Blackwell Road, Carlisle, His probate information notes the address as Red Cottage, Scotby Carlisle [12, 13, 5]
BSc Manchester, Board of Education Certificate [29]
Trivia / any other information:
Mary Sarginson died at Wigton in 1962 [25]

The 1861 census shows William’s Grandfather Thomas and family are living in Stainton Village he is a Joiner Carpenter employing one boy, an apprentice John Kirkpatrick living with the family[21]. In 1871 Thomas has employed 2 apprentices , both lodging with the family, the eldest son Joseph (William’s father) is also a carpenter [22]. The 1901 census shows Joseph and Agnes in Eamont Bridge, Penrith, 2 of their sons are Joiners / Journeymen, one is a Joiner Apprentice and one is an Ironmongers Apprentice [23]
Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher):
None found
Books written about the individual or mentioning the individual (Title, year of publication, publisher):
None found
Blogs about the individual:
None found
Websites about the individual:
Ancestry contains some information on the James Family tree

Pedigree View – and Pedigree View – [14, 15, 16]
Further links, notes, and comments:
Proceedings Of The Chemical Society.

2nd March 1905

19th April 1905 Certificates Of Candidates For Election at the Next Ballot.

4th May 1905 William Sarginson, B.Sc elected as Fellow.

January, 1910. In A List of Official Chemical Appointments by Richard B. Pilcher

FEBRUARY, 1912. Same info

Journal And Proceedings Of The Royal Institute Of Chemistry Part 2 1949

New Students

The (P) indicates local section but the page showing local sections is missing.

Documents used
Initial Information
Birth Index
Marriage Index
Death Index
1881 Census
1891 Census
1901 Census
1911 Census
1939 Census
1920 to 1922 Elect Register Millholme Terrace
1924 to 1931 Elect Register Blackwell Road
1920 to 1923 Elect Register Maryport Cottages and Grahams Court
William Sarginson Ancestry Summary
William Sarginson Ancestry Tree
William Newtown Sarginson Ancestry Summary
Birth Index Amy Sarginson 1906
Birth Index Mary Sarginson 1910
Birth Index William N Sarginson 1912
Birth Index Mary Francis Hunter
Joseph Sarginson 1861 census
Joseph Sarginson 1871 census
Joseph Sarginson 1901 census
Joseph Sarginson 1911 census
Mary Sarginson Death Index
National Union of Teachers
School Admission Report
Owens College Information
Possible Teacher Registration

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