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Charles Walker

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Charles Walker

c.1788 Born in Wells, Norfolk[1]

Founder of a business in Clerkenwell that eventually became C. and W. Walker

Married Agnes

c.1822 Birth of son Charles Clement Walker

1826 Baptism of son Matthew

1832 A smith, of Little Sutton Street, when his son William Thomas Walker was baptised in Clerkenwell St. James[2]

1851 Charles Walker, 63, widower, engineer, gas and hydraulic, employed 10 workmen, 2 apprentices and 1 boy, lived in Clerkenwell[3]

1856 of the Midland Iron Works, Tipton, and of Little Button-street, Middlesex

1861 Charles Walker 38, engineer and farmer of 8 acres, lived in Donnington, Salop, with Katharina Walker 29 and his father Charles Walker 74, engineer[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Baptism record
  3. 1851 census
  4. 1861 census