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Matthew Hamilton Gray

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Matthew Hamilton Gray (c1855-1915) of the India Rubber, Gutta Percha and Telegraph Works Co

Born the son of Matthew Gray, Calico Printer.

1861 Living at Salmonach House, Bonhill, Dumbartonshire: Matthew Gray (age 40 born Stonehouse, Lanarkshire), Calico Printer Master Employing 390 Men 280 Women 136 Boys 70 Labs. With his wife Agnes Gray (age 38 born Glasgow) and their six children; Robert K. Gray (age 9); Matthew Gray (age 6); John K. Gray (age 5); Bethia K. Gray (age 3); Christian M. Gray (age 2) and William E. Gray (age 9 months). Three servants.[1]

1911 Living at Lessness Park, Woolwich Road, Abbey Wood, Kent: Matthew Hamilton Gray (age 56 born Glasgow), Civil and Mining Engineer of Manufacturing Company (principally India Rubber goods, Electrical goods, Machinery and Cables) (single). With his brother Robert Kaye Gray and his sister.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1911 Census