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John Hezekiah Jackson

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John Hezekiah Jackson (1831-1898), paper maker and of Jackson and Smith

1831 July 17th. Born the son of Hezekiah Jackson, broker, and his wife Sarah Buckee.

1836 His father dies when he is c.5 years old

1851 Living at 90 Upper Ground St., Southwark: J. H. Jackson (age 19 born London), Stationer and Rag Makers Cl. One servant.[1]

c1856 Married Eliza Smith, the daughter of John Smith, a master builder

1858 Advert. 'Stationer and Rag merchant. J. H. Jackson, 251 Blackfriars Road.'[2]

1861 Living at 251 Blackfriars Road, Christchurch, Surrey: John Hezekiah Jackson (age 29 born Clerkenwell), Stationer and Rag Merchant employing 6 men and 1 boy and 2 women. With his wife Eliza Jackson (age 29 born Christchurch) and their four children; Mary Jackson (age 4 born Christchurch); Frederick Jackson (age 2 born Christchurch); Susan Jackson (age 1 born Christchurch); and Harold Jackson (age 6 months born Christchurch). Also his sisters-in-law Susan Smith (age 35 born Christchurch) and Mary Smith (age 31 born Christchurch) and his brother-in-law Noel Smith (age 11 born Christchurch). Two servants.[3]

1861 Advert. 'ESTABLISHED 1838. J. H. JACKSON, FORMERLY WM. PEGG, Rag and Rope Merchant, 90, UPPER GROUND-STREET, S., FOOT OF BLACKFRIARS-BRIDGE. THE Premises in Holland-street and Black friars road having been purchased by the Dover and Chatham Railway Company for their Metropolitan extensions, J. H. Jackson has returned to the above premises, where the business was for many years carried on.'[4] [5]

1866 Partnership dissolved. 'London, S., No. 30, Commercial-road, 7th July, 1866, We, the undersigned, hereby give notice, that the Partnership hitherto existing between us as Rag and Rope Merchants, was dissolved on the 23rd day of June,' 1866. John Hezekiah Jackson. William Russell.'[6]

1871 Living at 14 Church Gardens, Lambeth: John H. Jackson (age 39 born Mddx.), Paper Maker. With his wife Eliza Jackson (age 39 born Surrey) and their five children; Mary Jackson (age 14 born Surrey); Susan Jackson (age 11 born Surrey); Harold Jackson (age 10 born Surrey); Arthur C. Jackson (age 8 born Surrey); and Eliza M. Jackson (age 6 born Surrey). Also his sister-in-law Eliza Muram (age 41 born Surrey), Seamstress; (?) Smith; and brother-in-law Neol Smith (age 21 born Surrey). Two servants.[7]

1881 Living at 153 Tulse Hill, Lambeth: John H. Jackson (age 49 born London), Paper maker and merchant. With his wife Eliza Jackson (age 49 born London) and their five children; Mary Jackson (age 24 born London); Frederick Jackson (age 23 born London), Clerk; Harold Jackson (age 20 born London); Ellen M. Jackson (age 15 born London); Eliza M. Jackson (age 10 born London). Also his brother-in-law Noel Smith (age 31 born London), Clerk. Two servants.[8]

1889 Mention of John Hezekiah Jackson of Wooburn.[9]

1891 Living at Wharton House, Wooburn, Bucks: John H. Jackson (age 59 born London), Mill Board manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Eliza Jackson (age 58 born London) and their daughter Ellen M. Jackson (age 25 born London). Also his grand-son Frederick H. Jackson (age 4 born London) and nephew Eric H. Smith (age 10 born Essex). One servant.[10]

1898 January 28th. Died. Of Wharton House, Eghams Green, Wooburn, Bucks. Probate to Eliza Jackson, widow, and Mary Jackson, spinster.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Lambeth and Southwark Advertiser - Saturday 06 November 1858
  3. 1861 Census
  4. South London Chronicle - Saturday 21 December 1861
  5. South London Chronicle - Saturday 15 February 1862
  6. The London Gazette Publication date:10 July 1866 Issue:23135 Page:3947
  7. 1871 Census
  8. 1881 Census
  9. Bucks Herald - Saturday 06 April 1889
  10. 1891 Census