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George Spill (1817-1878)

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George Spill (1817-1878)

1817 Born in Winterbourne, Glos., son of Daniel and Prudence Spill[1].

1832 Birth of brother Daniel

1838 Married in Bristol[2]

Sometime in the 1840s George and his family moved to London[3]

He owned a factory in Hackney, George Spill and Co

1851 Waterproof manufacturer, living in The Tower Hamlets, with Elizth Spill 22, Laura Spill 13, Caroline Spill 1[4]

1861 Manufacturer vegetable leather, widower, visiting his son Horatio at school in Buckhurst Hill[5]

1871 Waterproofer, living in Bromley St Leonards with, Caroline Spill 45, Horatio Spill 17, waterproofer, Harry Spill 15, Frederick Spill 12[6]

1878 George Spill (age 61) died in West Ham[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD
  3. based on births of his children
  4. 1851 census
  5. 1861 census
  6. 1871 census
  7. BMD