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James Pitkin

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c.1828 Born in Bethnal Green, son of James and Elizabeth Pitkin, weaver; baptised 1830[1]

1851 James Pitkin 51, lived in Mile End Old Town with Elizabeth Pitkin 47, James Pitkin 23, plater and gilder, Henry Pitkin 15, plater and gilder, John Pitkin 8, Edward Pitkin 6[2]

1861 Elizabeth Pitkin 56, James Pitkin 35, hydrometer maker, Henry T Pitkin 27, surgical instrument maker, Edward Pitkin 16[3]

1870 Dissolution of Pitkin and Short

1871 James Pitkin 41, lived in Clerkenwell, with his brother Henry F Pitkin 33[4]

1891 Electric instrument maker; lived in Clerkenwell[5]

1911 Aneroid barometer maker, also maker of portable electric lamps, working on own account, lived in Clerkenwell, 83[6]

1912 Died in Clerkenwell[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. 1911 census
  7. National probate calendar