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Young WhithamPolice constable
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Young Whitham
Date and Place of Birth: 1858, Todmorden, Yorkshire
Date and Place of Death: 20th April 1928, Chorlton, South Manchester
Childhood: Youngest of at least 3
Parents: Joseph and Mary nee Walton
Parent’s occupations: Farmer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Police constable
Place of residence at Gretna: Factory Police Camp
Job title at Gretna: Police constable
Marital status: Married Mary Elizabeth Cowherd.
Children: Three children.
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Young Whitham was born in 1858 at Todmorden, Yorkshire to Joseph and Mary nee Walton. Father a farmer.
1871- living at Rodmer Clough, Stansfield, Todmorden, the youngest of 3.
8th September 1886 married Mary Elizabeth Cowherd at Stanley, St Anne, Liverpool. Young is a police constable.
1891 – living at the Police Station, Duke Street, Askam-in-Furness, Lancashire ( now Cumbria) Married with 2 children. A police constable.
1901- 89 Haworth Street, Rishton, Blackburn. A police constable.
1911 – 29 Hartington Street, Moss Side , Manchester. 6 rooms. Had 3 children. A police constable with Manchester City Police.
WW1 living at Factory Police Camp, Gretna and employed at H M Factory Gretna as a Police Constable being too old for military service. ( source – valuation roll )
1921- Young, Mary Elizabeth and 2 others are on the record in Chorlton, South Manchester.
20th April 1928- died at Chorlton aged 69
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