Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Charles Holbrook

From Graces Guide
Richard Holbrook, his sons Charles and Richard, and grandson Richard Edgar with his staff, possibly in the early 1880s

1854 Born in Stratford[1], son of Richard Holbrook (1822-1898)

1861 Richard Holbrook 39, engine driver, lived in Stratford with Mary Holbrook 42, Mary Jane Holbrook 15, Richard Holbrook 13, Emma Holbrook 11, Eliza Holbrook 9, Charles Holbrook 7, Frederick John Holbrook 2[2]

presumably joined his father in business as Holbrook and Sons

1871 Richard Holbrook 49, engine machinist, lived in Stratford with Mary Holbrook 52, Richard Holbrook 24, engine machinist, Eliza Holbrook 19, Charles Holbrook 17, engine machinist[3]

1880 Married Augusta Sacker in Mile End; Charles and his father Richard were both engineers[4]

1891 Charles Holbrook 37, lathe maker, lived in Stratford with Augusta Holbrook 30[5]

1901 Retired engineer, lived in Loughton[6]

1939 A Charles Holbrook, age 86, died in Epping district[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. BMD
  5. 1891 census
  6. 1901 census
  7. BMD