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Christopher Mardon Taylor

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Christopher Mardon Taylor (1831-1924) of Taylor and Bodley

1831 Born in Exeter the son of Christopher Mardon Taylor, senior, an Ag. Labourer, and his wife Elizabeth Jane Taylor (nee Higston)

1851 Mentions that he is the son-in-law / step-son of William Canute Bodley.[1][2]

1852 Married Caroline Hill

1866 C. M. Taylor takes Alfred Bodley in to partnership at Northams Foundry.[3]

1887 Death of his wife Caroline at Friar's Lodge, age 65.[4]

1890 Marriage of Eva, his younger daughter to William Warwick Buckland of Thornton Heath.[5]

1911 Living at Friars Lodge, Exeter: Christopher M. Taylor (age 79 born Exeter), Retired Iron Founder. With his daughter Caroline Taylor (age 58 born Exeter). One servant.[6]

1924 March 30th. Died. Of 11 Friars Walk, Exeter.

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Sources of Information

  1. Western Times - Saturday 08 February 1851
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 08 February 1851
  3. Western Times - Tuesday 08 May 1866
  4. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 08 July 1887
  5. Western Times - Thursday 04 September 1890
  6. 1911 Census