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Henry Atkin (1804-1853)

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Henry Atkin (1804-1853) of Law, Atkin and Oxley, later Atkin, Oxley and Co and later Henry Atkin and Co

ca.1804 Born at Sheffield the son of George Atkin and his wife Elizabeth Taylor

1828 Married at Sheffield to Mary Wright

1828 Birth of son Harry Wright Atkin

1831 Birth of son George Atkin - career in medicine

1832 Birth of son Edward Thomas Atkin

1837 Birth of son Frank Shaw Atkin

1853 February 13th. Died. 'On Sunday last, aged 48 years, Mr. Henry Atkin, Eyre st. At various periods he was appointed to many public offices of responsibility; and by his colleagues he was always regarded as a man of superior intelligence and sound judgment. Amongst his personal friends, he numbered some of the most notable individuals of his day; not only in Sheffield, but in distant places.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Independent - Saturday 19 February 1853