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Charles Haslam

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of Wallis and Haslam

c1811 Born at Chipping Ongar, Essex

1851 Living at Basingstoke Road, Reading (age 41 born Chipping Ongar, Essex), Commercial Traveller in Agricultural Machinery, Farmer of 40 acres employing 3 labourers. With wife Susan (age 42) and children Charles R. (age 16), Apprentice to Draper; Maryann (age 10); Arthur (age 8) and Frederick (age 6). Also two visitors and five servants. [1]

1861 Living at Church Lane, Basingstoke (age 50 born Chipping Ongar, Essex), Iron Founder and Ag Engineer. With Susan (age 53 born Bury St. Edmunds) and children Mary Ann (age 20); Alfred (age 16), Employed in Foundry; and Frederick (age 12). Also wife's sister Maria Keeling (age 55), Unmarried. One servant. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census