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Alfred Davy

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June 1872.

Alfred Davy (1836- )

1836 Born in Sheffield, son of David and Mary Ann Davy[1]

1863 Alfred Davy, of Davy Brothers, Park Iron Works, Sheffield.[2]

1871 Alfred Davy 35, engine manufacturer employing 300 men and 75 boys, living in Sheffield with Harriet Davy 33, Alfred Louth Davy 13, Harriet Wragg Davy 11, Alice Emma Davy 8, Mary Elizabeth Davy 6, David J Davy 3[3]

1871 Alfred left the partnership and went into business on his own as a Practical and Consulting engineer. of Alliance Chambers, George Street, Sheffield.

1881 Civil engineer[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1863 Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census