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Edward Brown Wilson (1818-1874), a member of the family owning the Wilson Line of shipping in Hull.
1818 Born at Hull the son of Thomas Wilson (1792-1869)
c1839 Married Mary Jane Buckton (1819-1900)
1840 Birth of son Ernest Edward Wilson
1844 Replaced Mr Todd after he left the partnership of Shepherd and Todd in Leeds
1844 Birth of daughter Ada Mary
c1845 Edward Brown Wilson left Shepherd and Todd after a year
1855 Birth of daughter Florence
1856 After feuding between the shareholders, Wilson left the company.
1858 Engineer, 36 Parliament Street, Westminster.
1874 Died at Tonbridge