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Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : William Tweddle
Date and place of birth: 30th July 1870, Kirklinton, Near Carlisle
Date and Place of Death: 11th December 1941, Border District ( Longtown
Disability : Incapacitated on 1939 register
Childhood: 4th of 11.
Parents: Alexander and Margaret nee Moffatt
Parents occupations: Brick and Tile maker
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Brick and tile maker / general agricultural labourer
Place of residence at Gretna: 32 Anzac Road
Marital status: Married
Children: 7,6 survived
Positions held: N/K
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William Tweddle 1870-1941
William Tweddle was born on 30th July 1870 [6th April 1870] at Kirklinton, Cumberland to Alexander and Margaret nee Moffatt.
1871- living at Monkhouses, West Linton. Father a brick maker. William the youngest of 3 children G/G/B
1881- living at Sandysykes Cottage. Father a brick and tile maker. William now showing as the 4th of 10. G/G/G/B/B/G/B/B/G/B
1891- living at Brickworks Cottage , Father a brick and tile maker . William a brick and Tile maker
12th October 1891 married Elizabeth Douglass at Arthuret.
1901- 4 Bridge Street , Longtown. William a brick and tile maker . He has 3 children.
1911- SandySykes ( brickworks) Cottage , Longtown,3 rooms . William a general labourer agriculture. Has had 7 children, 6 surviving.
WW1- too old for military service. Employed at Gretna and lived at 32, Anzac Road. Worked as an assistant acc??
1921 – Living in Arthuret ( Longtown ) – William, Elizabeth, William C and 1 other are on the record.
1939-23 Esk St, Longtown. retired incapacitated. Wife died in 1927. D of B on 1939 register is 6th April 1870.
11th December 1941- died aged 71 in Border registration district which included Longtown.