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Benjamin Dutton Taplin

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Dr. Benjamin Dutton Taplin (1831-1910), M.D. of B. D. Taplin and Co and Taplin and Glazier

1831 Born in Newark the son of Thomas Taplin and his wife Sarah Dutton

1856 Married(1) at Spilsby to Mary Ann Brooks

1861 Living at 264 High Street, Lincoln: Benjamin Dutton Taplin (age 30 born Newark), No occupation listed. With wife Mary Ann Taplin (age 36) and daughter Ellen S. Taplin (age 2 3/4). Also visitor and two servants. [1]

1861 Patent 'Joseph Lee and Benjamin Dutton Taplin, Lincoln, for improvements in the manufacture of portable or traction steam engines, and in apparatus for cutting joints' heads of connecting rods and other articles; dated 27th May.'[2]

1862 Debts. 'Name and description of the Debtor, as in the Deed — Benjamin Dutton Taplin, of the city of Lincoln, Surgeon and Engineer. The names and descriptions of the Trustees or other parties to the Deed, not including the Creditors — John James Hoult Taplin, of West Auckland, in the county of Durham, Brewer; Michael Penistan, Engineer; Joseph Ruston, Engineer; and William Huddleston, Builder; all of tbe city of Lincoln, '[3]

1895 Married(2)

1901 Living at Hawthorne House, Shewsbury Road, Condover: Benjamin D. Taplin (age 70 born newark), Medical Practitioner - Employer. With his wife Ellen Taplin (age 51 born Pershore, Worcs.) One visitor. Two servants.[4]

1910 June 17th. Died, of Thames Villa, St. John's Avenue, Bridlington. Probate to Ellen Sarah Taplin, spinster.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. Bury Times - Saturday 23 November 1861
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:30 May 1862 Issue:22630 Page:2815
  4. 1901 Census