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Joseph Alfred Lawton

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Joseph Alfred Lawton (1849-1913) of J. A. Lawton and Co

1849 Born in West Derby, the son of Thomas Lawton, Joiner and Builder, and his wife Margaret

1851 Thomas Lawton 33, joiner and builder, lived in West Derby with Margaret Lawton 36, John Lawton 16, Thomas Lawton 15, Joseph A Lawton 16 Months[1]

1861 Margaret Lawton 49, head of household, lived in West Derby, with John Lawton 26, carpet cleaner, Margaret Jane Lawton 20, Joseph Alfred Lawton 11[2]

1871 Coach builder, lived with his mother in West Derby[3]

1881 Coach maker[4]

1891 Coach builder, lived in Prescot, Lancs., with Jane Lawton 44, Florence Lawton 12, Edith Lawton 10, Lillian Lawton 8, Maud Lawton 6[5]

1901 Coach builder, employer, lived in Mount Pleasant, Liverpool with Jane Lawton 54, Florence Lawton 22, Edith Lawton 20, Lilian Lawton 18[6]

1911 Living at 5 Abercromby Square, Liverpool: Joseph Alfred Lawton (age 61 born Liverpool), Coach Builder and Motor - Employer. With his wife Jane Lawton (age 60 born Manchester) and their two daughters Edith Lawton (age 30 born Liverpool) and Lilian Lawton (age 28 born Liverpool). Married 35 years with four children. Three servants.[7]

1913 Died in Liverpool[8], one of his executor's was Thomas Lawton, carriage builder's manager[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. 1901 census
  7. 1911 Census
  8. BMD
  9. National Probate calendar