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Joshua Hacking

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Joshua Hacking (1846-1925) of the East Lancashire Soap Co

1846 Born the son of James Hacking and his wife Ann

1851 Living at Black Lane Head, Clayton le Moors: James Hacking (age 30 born Clayton le Moors), Soap and Candle Manufacturer employing 8 person. With his wife Ann Hacking (age 31 born Twiston, Lancs.) and their three children; William Hy Hacking (age 6 born Clayton le Moors); Joshua Hacking (age 4 born Clayton le Moors); and Mary Elizabeth Hacking (age 1 born Clayton le Moors). Three servants.[1]

1871 Birth of son James Hacking

1879 Birth of son William Henry Hacking

1880 Birth of son Joshua Harold Hacking (1880-1952)

1881 Living at Millfield House, Clayton le Moors: Joshua Hacking (age 34 born Clayton le Moors), Soap Manufacturer Master. With his wife Eliza S. Hacking (age 32 born Edinburgh) and their seven sons James Hacking (age 9 born Clayton le Moors); Burton Hacking (age 7 born Clayton le Moors); Leonard Hacking (age 5 born Clayton le Moors); Arthur Hacking (age 3 born Clayton le Moors); William H. Hacking (age 2 born Clayton le Moors); and Joshua H. Hacking (age 7 months born Clayton le Moors). Two servants.[2]

1911 Living at Henfield House, Clayton Le Moors: Joshua Hacking (age 64 born Clayton le Moors), Soap Manufacturer - Own Account. With his wife Eliza Simpson Hacking (age 62 born Edinburgh) and their daughter Matha Mary Hacking (age 20 born Clayton le Moors). Also a visitor. Four servants.[3]

1925 Will. Of Henfield House, Clayton-le-Moors, soap manufacturer, of the East Lancashire Soap Co. £218,893.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1911 Census
  4. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 08 June 1925