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Edward Jones (1809- )

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c1809 Born in Market Drayton

1846 Lived in Bridgwater[1]

1846 Of Bridgewater Iron Works

1847 Joined I Mech E, member no 28

1851 of Bridgewater, Member of the Council of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

1851 Edward Jones 42, engineer, lived in Bridgwater, Somerset, with Hannah Jones 35, Marianne Jones 3, George Edward Jones 1[2]

1853 of Liverpool, vice-president of the I Mech E

1861 Edward Jones 50, mechanical engineer, lived in Handsworth with Hannah Jones 44, Clara Jones 11, Arthur J Jones 7[3]

1863 of Wednesbury

1866 of The Larches, Handsworth, near Birmingham.

1871 Edward Jones 63, civil engineer, lived in Handsworth with Hannah Jones 54, Maria Jones 22, George Edward Jones 21, civil engineer, Clara Jones 13[4]

1874 Resigned from I Mech E

By 1881 his wife was a widow[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Electoral register
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1871 Census
  5. 1881 census
  • Mechanical engineer records