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John Edward Bingham

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Colonel Sir John Edward Bingham (1839-1915).

Colonel Sir John Edward Bingham (1839-1915) of Walker and Hall

1839 Born in Sheffield son of Edward, a grocer, and Emma Bingham

1851 John Bingham 12 was a visitor in the house of Henry Hall in Claines, Worcs.[1]

1852/6 Started work at Walker and Hall[2][3]

1863 Married Maria Fawcett[4]

1868 Birth of son Albert Edward Bingham

1871 Silversmith[5]

1881 Manufacturer and merchant employing 413 workpeople[6]

1881 Elected Master Cutler

1884 Elected Master Cutler for a second time

1893 Marries Lucy McAllum

1901 A manufacturer and merchant, living in Upper Hallam, Sheffield with his wife Maria.[7]

1911 Sir John Bingham, manufacturer of silver and electroplate (Walker and Hall), living in Eccleshall[8]

1915 Died in London[9]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1953 Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Visits to Works
  3. Walker and Hall: The Peter Inchbald Story
  4. The Times 19 Mar 1915
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1881 census
  7. 1901 census
  8. 1911 census
  9. National Probate Calendar