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James Berry (1839-1884)

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1839 Born in Norland son of Robert and Martha Berry, an iron founder.

1851 Robert Berrey 38, iron moulder, lived in Sowerby with Martha Berrey 38, Elizabeth Berrey 15, James Berrey 12, Ruth Berrey 10, Francis Berrey 8, Robert Berrey 6, Martha Ann Berrey 4, Emma Berrey 1, Hannah Berrey 1 Mo[1]

1861 A moulder, married Matilda Gibson in Halifax[2]

1861 An iron moulder, lived in Worley with Matilda[3]

1871 A foreman moulder, lived in Sowerby with James Berry 32, Matilda Berry 32, Alfred Berry 8, Wright Berry 6, Louisa Berry 4[4]

1876 Matilda died in Halifax[5]

1881 James Bery 42, iron founder, lived in Sowerby with Maria Bery 37, Alfred Bery 18, ironfounder's apprentice, Wright Bery 16, Alice Bery 16, Nelly Bery 14, Ben Bery 12, Florence Bery 5, James Bery 3, Amelia Bery 1[6]

1884 Ironfounder and engineer, died in Halifax; his executors were Maria Berry, his brother William Henry Berry, engineer and ironfounder, and James Hooson, iron moulder[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. BMD
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1871 census
  5. BMD
  6. 1881 census
  7. National Probate Calendar