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Charles Lloyd Harford

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c.1799 Born in Aberystwyth, son of Richard Summers Harford (1763–1837) and his wife Jane Lloyd Perkins

c.1828 managing partner of the Ebbw Vale Co.

1839 of Ebbw Vale, married Isabella Nicholson Wakefield in Moyallen, Down[1]

1841 Ironmaster, living in Cheltenham, with Isabella Harford 30, Isabella Harford 1, Charles Harford 1 Mo[2]

The iron business was severely damaged by defaults on credits in Maryland, USA, which led to the bankruptcy of Harford, Davies and Co. of Ebbw Vale in 1842.

1851 Magistrate, living in Cheltenham

1882 Died in Cheltenham[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Belfast Newsletter 23 Jul 1839
  2. 1841 census
  3. BMD
  • Biography of the Harford family, ODNB