Charles Gregory


Royal Garrison Artillery 188232  

Lea Mills original Roll of Honour

Charles Gregory WW1

Charles Gregory born in about 1888 came from Nether Heage and worked as a framework knitter. Although there was a request for his deferral this was not accepted he joined the Army 19 November 1917 agd thirty-one.

Driver Charles Gregory 188232 Hut P23, X Battery R.G.A. Morn Hill Camp, Winchester.
He was still at Morn Hill Camp in January 1918.

After the war he returned to Lea Mills where, over the years, he became a manager.

Letters to JB Marsden-Smedley

Driver C Gregory
No.  188232
Hut P.23, X Battery RGA, Morn Hill Camp, Winchester
Jan 24/18
Accept my very best thanks for parcel received this morning and in return I wish you a Happy New Year and prosperity to your firm.
From C Gregory


1901: The Hollins, Holloway

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Esther Gregory Head (wdw) 35   Bonsall
Eliza Gregory daughter 15 Merino hosiery trimmer Bonsall
Charles Gregory son 13 Merino hosiery machinist Bonsall
Flora Gregory daughter 11   Bonsall
Bertha Gregory daughter 9   Bonsall
Evelyn Gregory daughter 4   Holloway

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1911: Nether Heage

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Thomas Martin Head (wdwr) 67 Colliery labourer, above ground Heage
Mary Ann Martin daughter 38 At home Heage
John Martin son 34 Coal miner loader Heage
Hannah Martin daughter 30 Machinist hosiery works Heage
Charlie Gregory son in law 24 Hosiery maker Bonsall
Sylvia Gregory daughter 24   Heage
John Gregory grandson 4 mo   Heage

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