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William Rhodes (1845- )

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c.1845 Born in Wakefield, son of Joseph Rhodes (1804- )

1875 continued in partnership with his brother George when his father retired from Joseph Rhodes and Sons

1881 William Rhodes 36, widower, Engineer, Machinist Employing 85 Hands, lived in Wakefield with Mary P. Rhodes 10, William H. Rhodes 8, Frederick A. Rhodes 6, Charles J. Rhodes 4, Lilian Rhodes 2[1]

1891 William Rhodes 47, engineer and ironfounder, working on own account, lived in Wakefield with A L Rhodes 33, M P Rhodes 20, W W Rhodes 18, F A Rhodes 16, C I Rhodes 14, L Rhodes 12[2]

1901 William Rhodes 57, engineer, iron founder, employer, lived in Wakefield with Louisa A Rhodes 43, Chas J Rhodes 24, mechanical engineer, iron founder, employer, Lilliam Rhodes 22[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1901 census