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Henry Clayton

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Maker of brickmaking-machines, of Upper Park-place, Dorset square, London

of Henry Clayton and Co and Henry Clayton, Son and Howlett

c1814 Born in Marylebone

1851 Henry Clayton 36, machinist employing 10 men, lived in Marylebone with Emma Clayton 27, Henry Clayton 18 Mo, with his sister Eliza Clayton 35, assistant, and brother James Clayton 33, assistant[1]

1861 Henry Clayton 46, engineer and iron founder, lived in Woodford Road, St Mary Paddington with Emma Clayton 36, Margaret Clayton 7, Julia Clayton 4[2]

c.1868 Took Francis Howlett into partnership

1871 Henry Clayton 57, engineer, lived at Atlas Works, Woodford Road, St Mary Paddington, with Emma Clayton 46, Henry Clayton 21, engineer (Merchant), Emma S Clayton 19, Margt I Clayton 16, Julie E Clayton 14, Clara A Clayton 9; next door at Atlas House lived Frances Howlett[3]

1877 Dissolution of the partnership of Henry Clayton, Son and Howlett.

1884 Henry Clayton died in Kensington[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. BMD