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Thomas Taylor

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Thomas Taylor (c1834- ) of Thomas Taylor and Sons (of Leicester)

1881 Living at 38 St. Nicholas Street, Leicester: Thomas Taylor (age 47 born Earl Shilton), mechanical Engineer employing 9 men and 2 boys. With his wife Sarah Taylor (age 49 born Leicester St. Mary) and their four sons; William Taylor (age 24 born Leicester St. Nicholas), Turner; Thomas Taylor (age 22 born Leicester St. Mary), Fitter; Frederick H. Taylor (age 18 born Leicester St. Nicholas), Turner; Henry T. Taylor (age 17 born Leicester St. Nicholas); Turner.[1]

1891 Living at 15 Melbourne Street: Thomas Taylor (age 57 born East Shilton), Engineer and General Machine Maker and Employer. With his wife Sarah M. Taylor (age 30 born Hull).[2]

Sometime Thomas married for a second time

1901 Living at 10 Garendon Street, Leicester: Thomas Taylor (age 67 born Earl Shilton), Printer's Engineer and General Machine Maker and Employer. With his wife Sarah M. Taylor (age 40 born Hull. One visitor.[3]

Died before 1911 when his wife is shown as a widow at 10 Garendon Street, Leicester.[4]

1939 Death of his wife. 'Widow of Mr. Thomas Taylor, who founded the firm of Messrs. Thomas Taylor, textile and printing engineers of Gladstone street, in 1875, Mrs. Sarah Maria Taylor died in Hull on Monday. Mrs. Taylor was well-known in Leicester, but had lived in Hull for some years'[5] She was age 78 years.[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1891 Census
  3. 1901 Census
  4. 1911 Census
  5. Leicester Daily Mercury - Wednesday 30 August 1939
  6. BMD