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John Downing

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c.1835 Born the son of Nicholas Downing

1851 Living at Stockton Street, Middlesbrough: Nicholas Downing (age 45 born Ryton), Iron Moulder. With his wife Mary Downing (age 30 born Spittle) and their six children; John Downing (age 16 born Ryton), Iron Moulder; Ann Downing (age 13 born Ryton); Nicholas Downing (age 11 born Ryton); Robert Downing (age 8 born Ryton); William Downing (age 6 born Shildon); and Sarah Downing (age 1 born Middlesbrough). One other.[1]

1861 Living at Albert Road, Middlesbrough: John Downing (age 26 born Stella, Durham), Cast Iron Moulder. With his wife Eliza Downing (age 25 born Middlesbrough).[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 Census