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Thomas Nalder

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Thomas Nalder (1837-1899) of Nalder and Nalder

1837 Born in Alvescot son of James Hall Nalder

1859 "Thomas Nalder, of Challow Iron Works"[1]

1859 Patent. '1598. To James Hall Nalder, of Alvescott, in the county of Oxford, Farmer, and Thomas Nalder, of Challow Works, in the county of Berks, Engineer and Agricultural Implement Manufacturer, for the invention of "improvements in winnowing and dressing grain and seeds, and in the machinery or apparatus employed therein."'[2]

1861 Thomas Nalder 24, civil engineer employing 12 men and 9 boys, lived in Wantage with his brother William Nalder 21, civil engineer employing 12 men and 9 boys[3]

1861 An agricultural engineer when he married Jane Allnutt in Alvescot[4]

1871 Thomas Nalder 34, director of agricultural implement works, employing 70 hands, lives in Wantage with Jane Nalder 28, Ernest L W Nalder 4[5]

1881 Thomas Nalder 44, Director Of Agricultural Implement Manufactory, lived in Wantage with Jane Nalder 38, Mabel Nalder 6, Elsie Nalder 6[6]

1899 June. Died.[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. Reading Mercury - Saturday 15 January 1859
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:22 July 1859 Issue:22290 Page:2839
  3. 1861 census
  4. Parish records
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1881 census
  7. Faringdon Advertiser and Vale of the White Horse Gazette - Saturday 08 August 1903