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John Hunter (1846-1911)

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John Hunter (c1846-1911) of Messrs. Campbells and Hunter, Dolphin Foundry, Saynor Road, Hunslet, Leeds.

c1863 Apprenticed at J. and G. Thomson, Glasgow

c1873 Formed Campbells and Hunter

1881 Lodger at 8 Grove Terrace, Leeds: John Hunter (age 35 born Scotland), Engineer Master employing 70 men and 6 boys - Unmarried. [1]

1886 Joined IMechE

Married Maria Bissington

1901 Living at Woodlands, Weetwood Lane, Leeds: John Hunter (age 55 born Scotland), Mechanical Engineer and Employer. With his wife Maria Hunter (age 60 born Leeds). Also a visitor. Two servants.[2]

1907 Death of his wife Maria.

1911 Died. Of Campbells and Hunter. Third son of John Campbell of Oxenford Mains.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. Berwickshire News and General Advertiser - Tuesday 14 November 1911