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Thomas Abbott

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Thomas Abbott (c1848- ) Abbott and Co of Northgate Ironworks, Newark

1848 Born in Ollerton, Notts, son of Evelyn and Mary Abbott, farmer and tanner[1]

1871 Thomas and Samuel Abbott, both civil engineers, were visiting London at the time of the census[2]

c1877 Birth of son Robert Evelyn Abbott

1881 Living at 85 Northgate, Newark: Thomas Abbott (age 35 born Ollerton), Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Sarah Abbott (age 33 born Southwark) and their children; Mary F. Abbott (age 7 born Newark); Sarah M. Abbott (age 5 born Newark); Robert E. Abbott (age 4 born Newark); Fredrick W. Abbott (age 3 born Newark); Ada B. Abbott (age 1 born Newark); and Thomas H. Abbott (age 7 months born Newark). Three servants.[3]

1891 Living at 85 Northgate, Newark: Thomas Abbott (age 43 born Ollerton, Notts.), Steam Engine Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife Sarah Abbott (age 43 born Southwark) and their children; Robert E. Abbott (age 14 born Newark); Fred W. Abbott (age 13 born Newark); Thomas H. Abbott (age 10 born Newark); Florence G. Abbott (age 9 born Newark); Alfred Abbott (age 7 born Newark); George Abbott (age 7 born Newark). Two servants.[4]

1911 Living at Cuzco, Hartley, Cranbrook, Kent: Thomas Abbott (age 63 born Olleron, Notts), Director of Company (Engineering) and a Widower. With his daughter Sarah Maria Abbott (age 35 born Retford). One visitor and two servants.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1871 Census
  3. 1881 Census
  4. 1891 Census
  5. 1911 Census