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c1823 Born at Basingstoke
1851 Living at Louden Street, Basingstoke (age 28 born Basingstoke), Corn and Coal Merchant employing four men. With wife Sarah (age 25) and his sister-in-law Charlotte Sterry(?) (age 20). Two servants. 
1861 Living at Eastlands, London Road, Basingstoke (age 38 born Basingstoke), Corn and Coal and Miller. With wife Sarah (age 35) and children Mary Sophia (age 9); Richard Sterry (age 5); Sarah Jane (age 3); Harriett Ellen (age 1) and a female infant (age under 1 month.) Four servants. 
1871 Living at Eastlands, Basingstoke (age 48 born Basingstoke), Corn Factor. With wife Sarah (age 45) and children Mary S. (age 15); Richard S. (age 13); Harriet (age 11); Agnes (age 10); Alice (age 5) and Edith (age 3). Plus one boarder and three servants. 
1881 Living at Eastlands, Basingstoke (age 58 born Basingstoke), Magistrate. With wife Sarah (age 55) and children Mary S. (age 29); Richard S. (age 25), Architect; Sarah J. (age 23); Harriet E. (age 21) and Edith E. (age 13). Also a visitor (Lt-Col George N. Pepper) and three servants.