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F. Willans

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Fredric Willans (1843-1914), locomotive and carriage superintendent of the Wrexham, Mold and Connah's Quay Railway

c.1843 Born in Leeds, son of George Willans, mechanic

1863 An engine-fitter when he married Jane Parker in Hunslet[1]

1891 Frederic Willans 48, foreman, locomotive department, lived in Wrexham with Jane Willans 46, Kate Willans 24, John F Willans 22, assistant in locomotive department, Lily S Willans 17, George H Willans 11[2]

1901 Fredric Willans 58, loco superintendent, lived in Wrexham, with Jane Willans 56, Kate Willans 35, Geo H Willans 21, loco engineer[3]

1914 Died in Wrexham[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. BMD