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Robert Howard

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chemical manufacturer, of Stratford, London.

1801 Born in Plaistow, son of Luke Howard[1]

1825 Married Rachel Lloyd[2]

1830 Luke Howard's sons Robert and John Eliot took over the family firm, Howards and Sons.

1839 Birth of son David Howard

1861 Chemical manufacturer, employing about 100 men; living in Tottenham with his wife Rachel, daughter Elizabeth, son David, a chemical manufacturer, Eliot, an assistant to insurance broker, his father Luke, nephews Howard Lloyd, an accountant, Edward, a boiler tube maker, Sampson, a student at Kings College, and Francis, a scholar[3]

1871 Died

1892 Death of Rachel Howard, widow of Robert Howard of Tottenham[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. Quaker records
  2. tree posted on Ancestry
  3. 1861 census
  4. The Times 30 July 1892