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George Wright (1817-1900)

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of George Wright and Co Ltd

c.1817 Born in London

1841 Alfred Wright 45, an artist, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with Sarah Wright 45, George Wright 20, an artist, Margaret Wright 17, Frederick Wright 15, Edwin Wright 13[1]

1851 George, an artist, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield with his brother in law, William L Austin 26, Margaret Austin 27 and their child[2]

1852 Married Susannah Parkin in York[3]

1854 With George Wilton Chambers, a barrister, and Henry Crichley established Crichley, Wright and Co at Burton Weir, Sheffield.

1861 George Wright 44, stove and grate manufacturer, lived in Rotherham with Susannah Wright 31, Alfred G Wright 8, Frank P Wright 7, Florance Wright 5, William A Wright 4[4]

1863 The business became George Wright and Co

1871 George Wright 54,Iron master employing 64 men and 46 boys, lived in Rotherham with Susannah Wright 41, William A Wright 14[5]

1881 George Wright 64, iron founder, lived in Rotherham with Florence S. Wright 25[6]

1884 Retired from business

1891 George Wright 74, retired iron founder, lived in Chobham, Surrey, with Florence S Wright 35[7]

1900 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. BMD
  4. 1861 census
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1881 census
  7. 1891 censue