James Craig 1891
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James Craig Dumbreck, was born 6th March 1891. He married Mary Gertrude Stringer in May 1920. Mary was born on the 7th April 1885 at West Derby, Liverpool, the daughter of Hiram and Elizabeth Amelia Stringer (ms Morris).

James worked for the Eastern Telegraph Company, an international cable and telegraph company (which later became Cable and Wireless), as an operator and later as branch manager in Hull, Glasgow and Manchester.

He retired to Southport in 1945 and set up a sheet metal business, from which he retired at the age of 79.  He enjoyed cricket and was also a member of Lodge Kingston upon Hull (Lodge 57) and also in Glasgow.  He was an enthusiastic traveler throughout Britain.

Gertrude died in October 1967 in Southport and James died at the end of February 1976 also at Marshside in Southport.

James and Gertrude c. 1952

They had one son John Craig Dumbreck born 14th July 1923.