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William Dugard (2)

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William Dugard, the younger, of Heaton and Dugard

1818 Born son of William Dugard, a butcher

1845 William Dugard, an accountants clerk, was son of William Dugard, a butcher; he married Harriet Laura Heaton, daughter of George Heaton, engineer, in Aston[1]

1851 Living at Shadwell Street (next door to the Star(?)): William Dugard (age 33 born Hagley), Metal and Wire Maker. With his son George H. Dugard (age 2(?) born Aston Manor). Also one visitor and a nurse.[2]

1860 Indenture. '...between George Joseph Taylor, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Manufacturer of Gilt Jewellery, of the first part; William Dugard, of the Shadwell-street, Rolling Mills, and Edmund Heeley, Electro Plater, both of Birmingham...'[3]

1861 William Dugard, 43, metal and wire manufacturer employing 44 men, 4 women, 17 boys and 7 girls; living in Aston with his wife Harriett Louisa 40, William Henry 14, George Heaton Dugard 11, Louisa Jane 10, Herley Arthur 2[4]

1863 Trustees. '...Daniel Baker, of Birmingham, Steel Pen Maker, George Heaton and William Dugard, of Birmingham, Metal Rollers, and Alfred Asbury, of Birmingham, Manufacturer of Acids...'[5]

1863 Creditors. '...William Dugard, of Birmingham aforesaid, Metal Dealer, and Alfred Bennett, of Birmingham aforesaid, Roasting Jack Maker,...'[6]

1864 Trustees. '...Joseph Piggott, of No. 21, Princes-street, in Birmingham aforesaid, Wire Drawer, and William Dugard, of Nos. 79 and 80, Loveday-street aforesaid, Metal Roller...'[7]

1868 Creditors.'...William Dugard, of Loveday-street, Birmingham aforesaid, Copper Wire Manufacturer, and Robert Free, of Bennetts-hill, Birmingham...'[8]

1869 Trustees. '...William Dugard, Wire Drawer, and William Phillips, Galvanized Iron Manufacturer, both of Birmingham,...'[9]

1881 Living at 132 Heathfield Road, Handsworth: William Dugard (age 63 born Hagley), Metal and Wire Mills. With his wife Harriet L. Dugard (age 60 born Birmingham) and their sons William Henry Dugard (age 34 born Birmingham), Metal Roller (18 men and 12 boys); and Herbert A. Dugard (age 32 Born Aston, Birmingham), Metal and Wire Mills. Also his niece Jane F. Blackwell (age 24 born Aston, Birmingham). Two servants and a companion.[10]

1890 Died. Executors included Harriet, William Henry and George Heaton Dugard, of Vulcan Rolling Mills, and Herbert Arthur Dugard of Shadwell St Rolling Mills[11]

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Sources of Information

  1. Marriage Record
  2. 1851 Census
  3. [1] Gazette Issue 22400 published on the 3 July 1860. Page 41 of 56
  4. 1861 census
  5. [2] Gazette Issue 22714 published on the 6 March 1863. Page 34 of 60
  6. Gazette Issue 22755 published on the 21 July 1863. Page 27 of 52
  7. [3] Gazette Issue 22912 published on the 15 November 1864. Page 76 of 98
  8. [4] Gazette Issue 23358 published on the 3 March 1868. Page 42 of 68
  9. [5] Gazette Issue 23486 published on the 9 April 1869. Page 35 of 68
  10. 1881 Census
  11. National Probate Calendar