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George Tidcombe

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George Tidcombe (c1801-1891), paper engineer, of George Tidcombe and Son

c.1801 Born in Somerset the son of a Brewer.

Apprenticed at Hague and Topham

1824 Married(1) at Dartford to Sarah Maria Pearce

Worked for J. and E. Hall and later for Bryan Donkin and Co

1828 Presumably lived in Dartford when his son George Tidcombe was born there

1841 Engineer, lived in Bushey[1]

1841 Married(2) at Watford to Sarah Harrow Garey

1851 George Tidcombe 50, engineer, master employing 36 men, lived in Watford with Sarah Harrow Tidcombe 43, George Tidcombe 23, engineer, Maria Tidcombe 19, Elizabeth Tidcombe 16, Sarah Tidcombe 8, Ann Tidcombe 5, Emily Tidcombe 3[2]

1881 Millwright & Engineer, lived in Watford with Ann Tidcombe 35[3]

1891 Died in Watford[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. National probate calendar