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John Jobson

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c.1819 Born in Sheffield

1847 Married Sarah Matilda Swift in Old Swinford[1]

1851 John Jobson 31, iron founder, lived in Sheffield with Sarah M Jobson 25, Wm Jobson 1, Christina Jobson 3[2]

1854 of Litchurch Works, near Derby

1854 Patent application by John Jobson, of Litchurch Works, near Derby, Iron Founder, and Robert Jobson, of Holly Hall Works, near Dudley, for the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of moulds for casting metals."[3]

1857 Dissolution of the Partnership between Robert Jobson and John Jobson, in the trade or business of Stove Grate and Fender Manufacturers, carried on by us under the firm of Jobson and Co., at Litchurch Works, in the parish of Saint Peter, in Derby. Mr. William Brown, the Manager of the Sheffield and Rotherham Bank, at Sheffield, is alone authorized to receive all the debts due to the said dissolved partnership.[4]

1857 Advertisement to the creditors of Robert Jobson and John Jobson, late of the township of Litchurch, in the county of Derby, Stove Grate and Fender Manufacturers, (lately trading under the style or firm of Jobson and Company, at Litchurch) to make their claims known[5]

1866 of Derwent Foundry, Derby

1871 John Jobson 51, iron founder employing 70 men and 50 boys lived in St Peter, Derby with Sarah M Jobson 45, Jacobina L Jobson 23, Edgar W Jobson 21, Janet G Jobson 19, Godfrey Jobson 18, Eleanor M Jobson 6, John E Jobson 4[6]

1881 John Jobson 61, Stove Grate Manufacturer Employing 120 Men 50 Boys, lived in Shardlow with Sarah Matilda Jobson 55, Edgar William Jobson 31, Stove Grate Maker, Estelle Sabina Jobson 21, Godfrey Jobson 28, Stove Grate Maker, Caroline Anna Crewe 70, Alison Cathn. Jobson 21[7]

1889 Died in Shardlow[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. London Gazette 13 June 1854
  4. The London Gazette 13 February 1857
  5. London Gazette 7 April 1857
  6. 1871 census
  7. 1881 census
  8. BMD