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Jane Weedon (1818-1870)

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Jane Weedon, brass founder and gas fitter

of Weedon and Wilcocks, 5-6 Upper Borough Walls and 15 Westgate Street, Bath

1818 Born in Bath, daughter of George Weedon.[1]

1836 Marriage to Nathaniel Wilcocks in Bristol.[2]

1837 Birth of son, Nathaniel.

1851 Residence: 5-6 Upper Borough Walls, Bath.[3]

1861 Residence: 15 Westgate Street, Bath. Occupation: Brass founder and gas fitter, employing 4 men, 6 apprentices and 2 boys - - business run in partnership with her son Nathaniel.[4]

1870 Death at 4 New Railway Place, Bath.[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. Bristol, England, Select Church of England Parish Registers, 1720-1933
  3. 1851 census
  4. 1861 census
  5. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966