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William Williamson (2)

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of Williamson Brothers

c1832 Born at Kendal

1861 Living at Lound, Kendal: William Williamson (age 29 born Kendal), Engineer and Machine Maker employing 67 men and 13 boys. With his daughter Jane E. Williamson (age 1 born Kendal). Also his brother Benjamin Williamson (age 26 born Kendal), Engineer and Machine Maker. Two servants.[1]

1871 Living at Queens Road, Kendal: William Williamson (age 39 born Kendal), Mechanical Engineer, Master to 64 men and 21 boys; and Widower. With his daughter Jane (age 11 born Staveley, Westm.). One servant.[2]

1881 Living at Brankfield, Kendal: William Williamson (age 49 born Kendal), Mechanical Engineer (Master) Employing 40 Men and 21 Boys; and Widower. With his daughter Jane E. Williamson (age 21 born Staveley, Westm.).[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1871 Census
  3. 1881 Census