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Joseph Crookes

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1861 Born in London son of William Crookes FRS and his wife Ellen[1]

1881 Apprentice Mechanical Engineer (E & M) living in Nottingham[2]

1884 Associate of Inst of Electrical Engineers

1887 of Kensington, London

1889 Married Constance Masenlli in Putney[3]

1890 of Notting Hill, London.

c.1890 Entered into partnership J. E. Spagnoletti and Crookes

1891 Electrical engineer, age 29, living in Kensington with Constance Crookes 23 and Marjorie Crookes 11 months[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1881 census
  3. BMD
  4. 1891 census