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Joseph Dickinson (1819-1912)

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H M Chief Inspector of Mines (1884)

1819 Born in Newcastle on Tyne[1].

1851 Joseph Dickinson 32, Inspector of Coal Mines, Home Department, lived in Birmingham with Jane A Dickinson 23, Helena A Dickinson 2, Thomas L Dickinson 1[2]

1860 Patent to Joseph Dickinson, of Pendleton, near the city of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Civil Engineer and Inspector of Coal Mines, in respect of the invention of "improvements in machinery for retarding or stopping railway or other carriages, and for other purposes where breaks are applicable."[3]

1861 Joseph Dickinson 42, inspector of mines, lived in Pendleton with Jane Ann Dickinson 33, Helena Agnes Dickinson 12, Thomas Sidney Dickinson 11, John Alexander Dickinson 9, Edith Eliza Dickinson 7, Ulrich E Dickinson 5[4]

1901 Joseph Dickenson 82, living on own means, Jane Anne Dickenson 73, Thomas Sidney Dickenson 51, coal mining engineer, working on own account[5]

1911 Joseph Dickinson 92, Retired Inspector Of Mines, widowed, lived in Salford with Thomas Sidney Dickinson 61, Mining Engineer, working on own account[6]

1912 Died in Salford[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. The London Gazette 27 November 1860
  4. 1861 census
  5. 1901 census
  6. 1911 census
  7. BMD