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Thomas Pratt Hollick

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1834 Born in Stratford, Essex, son of Samuel and Hannah Hollick[1]

1851 Apprentice engineer in the dockyard, lived in Minster, Sheerness with his parents and siblings[2]

1861 A lodger at Minster, Sheerness, leading draughtsman at H. M. Steam Engine factory[3]

1871 Master engineer, lived in Limehouse with Mary A Hollick 38, Thomas D Hollick 8, Sidney R Hollick 7, Mary E Hollick 5, Frederick W Hollick 2[4]

1871 Partner in Wimshurst and Co, Cannon Street

1872 Patent to Thomas Pratt Hollick, of the firm of Wimshurst, Hollick, and Coy., of Limehouse, Engineers, for the invention of "improvements in the arrangement and construction of marine engines and boilers for driving twin screws of boats, yachts, and other vessels[5]

1873 Admitted to the Freedom of the City of London, engineer

1881 Thomas P. Hollick 47, engineer, lived in Hackney with Mary A. Hollick 48, Thomas D. Hollick 18, engineer student, Sidney R. Hollick 17, engineer student, Mary G. Hollick 15, Frederick W. Hollick 12, Walter J. Hollick 4[6]

1891 Thomas P Hollick 57, manufacturing engineer, lived in Hackney, with Mary A Hollick 58, Thomas D Hollick 28, electrician and engineer, Mary E Hollick 25, Frederick W Hollick 22, electrician and engineering draughtsman, Walter J Hollick 15[7]

1895 of Lower Clapton when he died[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1871 census
  5. The London Gazette 14 June 1872
  6. 1881 census
  7. 1891 census
  8. BMD