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Samuel Whitfield

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Samuel Whitfield, of Samuel Whitfield and Sons

c.1810 Born in Birmingham

1851 Samuel Whitfield 41, brass founder, employing 35 men, 4 women and 18 boys, lived in Edgbaston with Hannah Whitfield 41, Samuel B. Whitfield 17, Mary B Whitfield 14, Fredric Whitfield 12, Herbert Whitfield 10, Anne Whitfield 8, James Whitfield 2, Emily S Whitfield 1[1]

1861 Samuel Whitfield 51, manufacturer of fireproof iron safes, metallic bedsteads and bedding, employed 47 men, 21 boys and 19 women, lived in Deritend, Aston, with Hannah Whitfield 51, Mary B Whitfield 24, Frederic Whitfield 22, book-keeper, Hubert Whitfield 20, Emily S Whitfield 11, Allan Whitfield 8[2]

1871 Samuel Whitfield 61, metallic bedstead manufacturer, employing 77 men and 26 women, 64 boys and 10 girls, also fire proof lock manufacturer, employed 23 men and 10 boys, brass founder, employing 15 men and 10 boys, 1 women and 1 girl, lived in Deritend, Aston, with Hannah Whitfield 61, Annie Whitfield 28, James Whitfield 22, assistant manager in metallic bedstead manufactory, Emily S Whitfield 21, Alfred Whitfield 18[3]

1881 retired manufacturer, lived in Leamington Priors, with Hannah Whitfield 71, Annie Whitfield 38[4]

1891 Samuel Whitfield 81, retired manufacturer of metallic bedsteads, lived in Leamington with Hannah Whitfield 81, Mary B Whitfield 54, Annie Whitfield 48[5]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census