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Ebenezer Rust

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Ebenezer Rust (d.1800), mathematical instrument maker

Born son of Joseph Rust, of Huntingdon

1770 Apprenticed to Richard Rust of London[1]

1779 Married Martha Paddy in St. Botolph Algate, London[2]

1784 Went into partnership as Spencer, Browning and Rust

1784 Birth of son Joseph; baptised in Eatonford, Eaton Socon[3]

1795 A mathematical instrument maker, of Wapping when he took his son Ebenezer as an apprentice.[4]

1798 A mathematical instrument maker, of St George's in the East, when he took his son Joseph as an apprentice.[5]

1800 Died in St George's in the East[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. Apprentices Indentures
  2. Parish records
  3. BMD
  4. Apprenticeship records
  5. Apprenticeship records
  6. Canterbury Wills