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William Arthur Shrewsbury 



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


Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 8th September 1881, Maidenhead, Berkshire  

Date and Place of Death: 27th May 1963, Croydon, Surrey 

Nationality: British


Childhood: 3rd of at least 5  


Parents: Edward James and Rhoda nee Biggs 

Parent’s occupations: Architect  


Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K


Occupation: Electrical engineer  

Place of residence at Gretna: H6 Eastriggs 

Job title at Gretna: Engineer.


Marital status: Married Winifred Eva Lillian.

Children: At least 1 

Travels: N/K

Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information:

William Arthur Shrewsbury was born in Maidenhead, Berkshire on 8th September 1881 to Edward James and Rhoda nee Biggs.  


1891- living at St Luke’s Close, Cookham, Berkshire. Middle child of 5. Father an architect.  


1911- a boarder at Farnborough, Hampshire. An electrician.  


Married Winifred Eva Lillian – between 1911 and 1921  


1918/19 – employed at H M Factory Gretna as an engineer living at H6 Eastriggs (Electoral Register) 


1921- William Arthur, Winifred Eva Lillian and Monica Joan are on the record in Prseton, Steyning, Sussex.  


1939- 18 Court Drive, Croydon. Electrical engineer building and maintenance (travelling) 


27th May 1963- died at Croydon aged 82 at Mayday Hospital, Thornton Heath, Surrey of 18 Court Drive, Croydon.  




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