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John Tredwell

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John Tredwell (1805-1875), early railway contractor

1805 Born in Devizes the son of William Tredwell and his wife Elizabeth

1824 November 9th. Married(1) Elizabeth Skilliter (1803-1869)

1849 Bought Leigham Court House, Streatham

1870 Married(2) in Wandsworth to Maria Coxe (1823–1893)

1871 Living at Streatham Hotel, Leyham Court, Streatham: John Tredwell (age 66 born Devizes), Retired Contractor. With his wife Maria Tredwell (age 47 born Chalford, Glos.). Also his niece Eliza Skelleter (age 25 born Newbury, Berks). One visitor. Nine servants.[1]

1875 December 13th. Died. 'formerly chairman of the Harrogate Waterworks Co.' [2]

Buried in West Norwood Cemetery

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. Knaresborough Post - Saturday 25 December 1875