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Bryan Corcoran (1809-1878)

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Bryan Corcoran (c1809-1878) of Bryan Corcoran

1841 Living at Mark Lane, London: Bryan Corcoran (age c33), Manufacturer. With his wife Laura Corcoran (age c20).[1]

1851 Living at 36 Mark Lane, London: Bryan Corcoran (age 42 born London), Manufacturer employing 70 men. With his wife Laura Corcoran (age 34 born Clapham) and their three children; Mary Corcoran (age 9 born London); Bryan Corcoran (age 7 born London); Ellen Corcoran (age 6 born London). Two servants.[2]

1861 Living at 36 Mark Lane, London: Bryan Corcoran (age 52 born Mark Lane, City of London), Stationer employing 80 men. With his wife Laura Corcoran (age 44 born Clapham) and their four children; Mary M. Corcoran (age 19 born Mark Lane, City of London); Bryan Corcoran (age 17 born Mark Lane, City of London); Ellen L. Corcoran (age 16 born Mark Lane, City of London); and Jessie R. Corcoran (age 9 born Mark Lane, City of London). Two servants.

1868 Patent. 2570. To Bryan Corcoran and William Dunham, of Mark-lane, in the city of London, for the invention of "improvements in apparatus for dressing millstones'[3]

1871 Living at Lambourn Fall, Loudon Road, Bromley St. Leonard, Poplar, Mddx: Bryan Corcoran (age 62 born London), Master Manufacturer employing 28 Miller Makers?, 30 Wire headers, 4 Clerks. With his wife Laura Corcoran (age 54 born Clapham) and their four children; Mary M. Corcoran (age 29 born City of London); Bryan Corcoran (age 26 born City of London); Ellen L. Corcoran (age 24 born City of London); and Jessie K. Corcoran (age 19 born City of London). Two servants.[4]

1878 December 29th. Died aged 70 at his residence; 15 Douglas Road North, Canonbury. [5]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 Census
  2. 1851 Census
  3. [1] The London Gazette Publication date:2 October 1868 Issue:23428 Page:5220
  4. 1871 Census
  5. The Engineer 1879/01/03