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Walter Wroe Johnson

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Walter Wroe Johnson (1872-1960) of William Johnson and Sons

1871 Born in Hunslet[1]

1891 Living at 82 Cardigan Road, Headingley: William Johnson (age 53 born Norton, Dbys.), Mechanical Engineer - Employer. With his wife Jane Johnson (age 53 born Pontefract) and their four children; Walter Wroe Johnson (age 19 born Leeds), Accounts Clerk; Frederic Auguste Johnson (age 14 born Leeds); Ada Jane Johnson (age 24 born Leeds); and Eleanor Bertha Johnson (age 17 born Leeds). One servant.[2]

1896 of Castleton Foundry and Engineering Works, Armley Road, Leeds.

1898 Became an Associate of the Inst of Mech Engineers, General Manager and partner in the Castleton Foundry works of William Johnson

1960 of Putney when he died[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1891 Census
  3. National Probate calendar