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William Allday, Senior

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William Allday, Senior, bellows maker, of William Allday (of Birmingham), William Allday and Co

c1798 Born at Birmingham, son of William and Elizabeth Allday[1]

1820 Married Mary Mills

1822 Birth of son William

1829 Birth of son John Allday (1829-1892), who became a jeweller

1831 Birth of son Edward Allday (1831-1904)

1833 Birth of son Henry Allday (1833-1891)

1837 Birth of daughter Emma Allday (1837-1908)

1841 William Allday 44, bellows maker, lived in Birmingham with Mary Allday 48, John Allday 12, jeweller, Edward Allday 10, Henry Allday 7, Emma Allday 4

1851 Living at 81 Warston Road, Ladywood, Birmingham: William Allday (age 53 born Birmingham), Bellows Maker. With his wife Mary Allday (age 54 born Dudley) and their children Edward Allday (age 20 born Birmingham), Bellows Maker; Henry Allday (age 18 born Birmingham), Watch Guard Maker; and Emma Allday (age 14 born Birmingham).[2]

1871 Living at 10 Beech Street, Ladywood, Birmingham: William Allday (age 73 born Birmingham), Retired Bellows Maker and a Widower. With his unmarried daughter Emma Allday (age 34 born Birmingham) and his grand-daughter Clara J. Allday (age 16 born Birmingham).[3]

1882 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. parish records
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1871 Census