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Caleb Lawden

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Caleb Lawden (c1806-1874) of Tipping and Lawden

1851 Living at Hampstead Road, Handsworth: Caleb Lawden (age 45 born Birmingham), Alderman Gun Manufacturer. With his wife Mary Ann Lawden (age 39 born Birmingham) and their son Thomas Tipping Lawden (age 18 born Birmingham), Gun Maker. Two servants.[1]

1874 May 3rd. Died. Of Elstow House, Soho Hill. Probate to his widow Mary Ann Lawden; his son Thomas Tipping Lawden, of Uplands, and to Charles Thomas Shaw, Jeweller.

1877 Concerning his estate. ' or demands against or affecting the estate of Caleb Lawden, late of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Gun Manufacturer, residing at Elston House, Soho Hill, in the parish of Handsworth, in the county of Stafford, deceased (who died on the 3rd day of May, 1874, and whose will was proved at the District Registry at Birmingham attached to Her Majesty's Court of Probate, on the 9th day of June, 1874. by Mary Ann Lawden, the widow, Thomas Tipping Lawden, the son...'[2]

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