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c.1788 Born in Wells, Norfolk
Founder of a business in Clerkenwell that eventually became C. and W. Walker
c.1822 Birth of son Charles Clement Walker
1826 Baptism of son Matthew
1851 Charles Walker, 63, widower, engineer, gas and hydraulic, employed 10 workmen, 2 apprentices and 1 boy, lived in Clerkenwell
1856 of the Midland Iron Works, Tipton, and of Little Button-street, Middlesex