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c.1793 Born, daughter of one of the original partners in the Old Foundry, Hull, Duncan Campbell.
1840 Mrs Christiana Rose lived in Cannon St, Hull. She took over the Old Foundry.
1851 Christiana Rose was an iron and brass founder employing 50 men, lived in Sculcoates with her daughter Susan and son-in-law John Thompson
1859 she employed James Downs as manager.
1861 Living in Sculcoates, an iron founder, employing 88 men and 13 boys
She made James Downs a partner, when presumably the firm became Rose and Downs
1871 Christiana died. Her executors were William Johnston of Hull, a hosier, and Milson Rhodes, of Glasgow, a commission agent.