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Samuel Arthur Peto

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1852 Born in London, son of Sir Samuel Morton Peto and his wife Sarah

1861 Sir Samuel M Peto 51, lived in Westminster, with Sarah A Peto 39, Henry Peto 20, Morton K Peto 15, Sarah Maude Peto 13, Emily Lydia Peto 10, Samuel A Peto 8, Harold A Peto 6, Ellen Edith Peto 4, Frank K Peto 3, Helen A Peto 7 months[1]

1871 S Arthur Peto 18, apprentice at Orwell Works, Ipswich[2]

1878 Patent by Samuel Arthur Peto, of South Kensington, Gentleman, in respect of the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of plumbago crucibles and other vessels in plumbago, suitable for chemical and metallurgical purposes.[3]

1878 Dissolution of the partnership Silicated Carbon Filter Co

1881 Samuel A. Peto 28, manufacturer, lived in Brompton with Ellen C. Peto 26, Marjory K. Peto 4, Doris Maud Peto 3, Sybil H. Peto 5, Ralf Peto 4, Geoffry K. Peto 2, Gladys M. Peto[4]

1890 Partner in Morgan Crucible Co when it converted to a limited company.

1891 Samuel Arthur Peto 38, retired crucible manufacturer, lived in Watford with Ellen Cornelia Peto 36, Margery Kathreen Peto 14, Doris Maud Peto 13, Joan Ainsworth Peto 8, Evelyn Molly Peto 6[5]

1901 Samuel A Peto 48, crucible manufacturer and coal owner, employer, lived in Wingham, Kent, with Ellen C Peto 46, Margory Peto 24, Doris Peto 23, Joan Peto 18[6]

1911 S Arthur Peto 57, crucible manufacturer, lived in Sandwich with E C Peto 55[7]

1942 Died in Sandwich[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. London Gazette 5 Nov 1878
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. 1901 census
  7. 1911 census
  8. national probate calendar