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Frederick George Campbell

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Letter Heading showing some of the projects he worked on. Includes Byker Bridge, Pallion Bridges et al.
1910. Dressed in kilt.

Frederick George Campbell (1861-1946) aka Fred Campbell, Contractor.

1861 Jan 16. Born the son of James Campbell, a Painter, 7 Court, Peter Street, Liverpool, and Bridget (Adams), Ireland St. George, Lancashire

1866 Birth of brother James

1871 Living at 86 Bridgewater Street, Liverpool: Frederick Campbell (age 7 born Liverpool). With his parents James and Bridget and five siblings.[1]

1881 Prisoner at Millbank Prison, London: Frederick Campbell (age 19 born Liverpool), Sailor. His family at 7 Cornwallis Terrace, Head Bridget Liverpool, Lancashire.[2]

1885 July 20th. Married at Kirkdale to Lucy Hellen Ravenscroft

1891 Living at 25 Snowdrop Street, Kirkdale, Liverpool: Frederick Campbell (age 29 born Liverpool), Fitter. With his wife Lucy Ellen and three children.[3]

1901 Family living at 22 Grenville Street South. Head Lucy laundress Liverpool

1908 Aug 23 Fred to America Felix O Neill, Germantown PA. last res. With Lucy 25 Darren View Merthyn Wales

1911 Boarding at 26 High Street, Tumble, Llannon, Carmarthenshire: Frederick Campbell (age 50 born Liverpool), Constructional Engineer. With his son Henry Campbell (age 23 born Liverpool), Constructional Engineer. Also 36 Lamb Street, Liverpool. Lucy Head office of Fred Campbell. Fred 21, Violet, David, Gladys [4]

1912 Oct 9 Lucy and Gladys 50 Low Road, Balby, Liverpool

To America Fred 2711 Ruth Street S. Phila. PA

1915 son Henry joins Fred 2632 Columbia Ave. Phila. PA. From NYC NY 1913-1915

1919 son David joins Fred 1482 Raleigh St. Phila. PA. Last res. Florence, sister Gibson, 27 Warwick St. Monkwearmouth, Sunderland

1920 Dec 8 Lily daughter to America Henry, brother. 2302 Dewey St. Phila PA

1920 census 1840 Ridge Ave. Phila PA. Fred, ship tender worker Lucy, David, Gladys

1923 July 17 Gladys dies 2000 Bourse St. Phila. PA

1930 census 2660 Coral St. Phila PA. Fred, painter, and Lucy

1933 April 20 Lucy dies 2644 Frankford Ave. Phila. PA

1940 census unemployed 2644 Frankford Ave. Phila PA

1946 Aug 24 Fred dies 2644 Frankford Ave. Phila PA

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1891 Census
  4. 1911 census