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Frederick Pollard

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Frederick Pollard.

Frederick Pollard (c1871-1941) of Bostock and Pollard, A. A. Jones, Pollard and Shipman and F. Pollard and Co

c1871 Born in Leicester the son of Frederick Pollard, Iron Founder, and his wife Maria

1881 Living at 42 Abbey Gate (adjoining Foundry), Leicester: Frederick Pollard (age 40 born Northampton), Iron Founder employing 2 men and 1 boy. With his wife Maria Pollard (age 39 born Leicester) and their five children; William Pollard (age 13 born Leicester); Frederick Pollard (age 10 born Leicester); Henry Thomas Pollard (age 8 born Leicester); Elizabeth A. Pollard (age 5 born Leicester); and Mary Ann Pollard (age 3 born Leicester).[1]

1897 Left the partnership of Bostock and Pollard in Leicester

1898 With Frank Shipman founded a company in Leicester which later became A. A. Jones, Pollard and Shipman

1901 Living at 6 Meynell Road, Leicester: Frederick Pollard (age 30 born Leicester), Engineer and Machine Tool Maker - Employer. With his wife Sarah Ann Pollard (age 31 born Leicester) and their four children; William Pollard (age 7 born Leicester); Thomas Pollard (age 5 born Leicester); Ellen Pollard (age 3 born Leicester); and John Pollard (age 5 months born Leicester).[2]

1911 Started his own business F. Pollard and Co

1941 Died in Leicester[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1901
  3. BMD