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1834 Born son of Samuel Pearson in Birstal, Yorkshire
1856 2 April: Married Sarah Dickinson (b. 1837), daughter of Weetman Dickinson of Kirkburton, a miller
1861 of Bowling, Yorkshire, builder employing 32 labourers, 14 masons, 8 boys
1871 of Bowling, Yorkshire, builder and contractor employing 200
1875 A member of the Bradford Grand Jury
1881 Contractor, employing 68 men, and sanitary tube and brick maker.
1891 Contractor, staying at the Westminster Palace Hotel, London
1894 Retired from the business
1899 Died in Brickendonbury, Hertfordshire