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Christopher Leefe Dresser

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Christopher Leefe Dresser (c1809-1895)

Civil engineer of 30 Park row, Leeds

c1809 Born the son of John Dresser, a Civil Engineer

1878 August 10th. Married at Kirk Deighton to Elizabeth Rhodes

1891 Living at Torquay: Christopher Leefe Dresser (age 81 born Yks.), Civil Engineer. With his wife Elizabeth Dresser (age 32 Kirk Deighton, Yks.) and their children Christopher Rhodes Dresser (age 12 born Weatherley, Yks.) and Nellie Leefe Dresser (age 1 born Devon). Also visitors and servants.[1]

1895 Died age 86

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census