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Albert de Lande Long

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1844 Born in Ipswich, son of Peter Bartholomew Long, solicitor, later Mayor of Ipswich, and his wife Hannah Justina.

1871 Civil engineer, lodging in Preston[1]

1875 Married Susanna Kelso in Knaresborough[2]

1876 Formed a partnership with Arthur John Dorman, a metal broker, taking over an existing plant, the West Marsh ironworks, Middlesbrough, initially manufacturing iron bars and angles for shipbuilding. Later became Dorman, Long and Co

1881 Albert De Lande Long 36, Manufacturer of iron rails, etc., employing 1350 men & 100 boys, lived in Stockton with Susannah Long 28, Albert De Lande Long under 7 months[3]

1890 Left the Partnership of R. P. Dorman and Co, Iron and Steel Manufacturers, at the Ayrton Rolling Mills, Middlesborough[4]

1891 Albert De Lande Long 46, civil engineer, lived in Stockton on Tees with Susannah De Lande Long 38, Albert De Lande Long 10, Deana De Lande Long 5, and his wife's brother John Kelso 35[5]

1891 Admitted to Freedom of the City of London

1911 Albert De Lande Long 66, no occupation, lived in Northallerton with Susanna Long 58, Diana De Lande Long 25[6]

1917 Died in Northallerton

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. BMD
  3. 1881 census
  4. London Gazette 2 Jan 1891
  5. 1891 census
  6. 1911 census