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Edward Abraham De Grave

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of St Martins Le Grand, London (1825)

1792 Born in Walworth, Surrey[1], son of Charles De Grave and his wife Mary De Grave, baptized in the City of London[2]; Charles was a maker of weights and balances.

1806 Edward was apprenticed to his mother, Mary De Grave, widow of Charles De Grave, blacksmith[3]

1824 Married Anna Maria Hill in Southwark[4]

1825 A scalemaker, at the baptism of his daughter, Mary[5]

1841 A scale maker in Sutton, with Anna[6]

1851 Retired scale maker, living in Fetcham, Surrey, with Anna Degrave 45, Mary Degrave 25, Harriett Degrave 3[7]

1861 Retired scale maker, living in Fetcham, Surrey, with Anna Degrave 56, Mary Degrave 33, A M Degrave 30[8]

1864 of Oak Villa, Upper Norwood when he died; buried in Norwood Cemetery, Lambeth[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. Parish records
  3. Freedom of the City of London, Admission Papers
  4. Parish Records
  5. Parish Records
  6. 1841 census
  7. 1851 census
  8. 1861 census
  9. London, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials