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Alfred James Waterlow

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1815 Born in Shoreditch, son of James and Mary Waterlow[1]

1836 Joined his father's business Waterlow and Son

1841 Alfred Waterlow 25, law stationer, lived in South London with Isabella Waterlow 24, Isabella Waterlow 4 Months[2]

1851 Alfred James Waterlow 35, wholesale stationer, lived in Lambeth with Alfred Jameson Waterlow 8, James Jameson Waterlow 6, Herbert Jameson Waterlow 5, Florence Jameson Waterlow 3, Beatrice Jameson Waterlow 1[3]

1866 Alfred James and Walter Blandford Waterlow owned a farm and lands previously called "High Trees", but then better known as part of the Ringley Park Estate, Redhill[4]

1867 Patent to Alfred James Waterlow, Walter Blandford Waterlow, and Sydney Hedley Waterlow, all of Carpenters' Hall, London Wall, Manufacturing Stationers, Lithographers, and Printers, for the invention of "improvements in machines for printing from copper, steel, and other metal plates, applicable also for printing from lithographic stones.[5]

1871 Visiting his father[6]

1877 With other members of the family and Mr. A. T. Layton, established the firm of Waterlow Brothers and Layton in the Birchin Lane premises.

1886 Died in Reigate[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1841 census
  3. 1851 census
  4. London Gazette 27 Nov 1866
  5. London Gazette 8 Nov 1867
  6. 1871 census
  7. BMD