Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Benjamin Herschel Babbage

From Graces Guide

1815 Born in London, son of Charles and Georgiana Babbage[1]

1839 Married Laura Jones in Clifton, Bristol[2]

Engineer, working for Brunel on the railways.

1841 Civil engineer, living at Christian Malford, Chippenham, Wiltshire with his wife Laura (born c.1821)[3]

1840s Resident Engineer of the Maria Antonia Railway and the Florence and Pistoja railway.

1851 Civil Engineer, a visitor in Quatt Malvern, Shropshire, at the time of the census[4]. Laura and the 4 children were living in Kensington, London.

1850s Emigrated to Australia

1878 Died in Adelaide, Australia[5]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD marriages
  3. 1841 census
  4. 1851 census
  5. Australian Death Index