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Joseph Sheldon Stubbs

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1836 Born in Shildon[1]

1869 Patent to Joseph Sheldon Stubbs, of No. 3, Fenton terrace, in the city of Lincoln, for the invention of " improvements in steam engines, and in stuffing boxes used therein, and for other purposes."[2]

1871 Joseph S Stubbs 34, engine fitter in works, lived in Lincoln with Emma Jane Stubbs 28, Sheldon Stubbs 8[3]

Moved to Manchester

1878 Patent to Joseph Sheldon Stubbs, of No. 12, Tiverton-street, Ardwick, Manchester, Engineer, in respect of the invention of "improvements in steam boilers."[4]

1879 December: Dissolution of the partnership with Henry Vaughan, patentees, of Manchester and Lincoln. The Vaughan and Stubbs business was carried on by Vaughan[5]

1881 Joseph S. Stubbs 45, patented engineer, lived in Chorlton with Emma J. Stubbs 38, Sheldon H. Stubbs 18, assistant to his father, and his brother John R. Stubbs 24, engine fitter[6]

1901 A mechanical engineer, living with his son Sheldon, a mechanical engineer, and family in Chorlton[7]

1910 Died in Chorlton[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. London Gazette 11 Jun 1869
  3. 1871 census
  4. London Gazette 17 Sept 1878
  5. London Gazette 30 December 1879
  6. 1881 census
  7. 1901 census
  8. BMD