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Edward Manlove

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Edward Manlove (c1807-1892) of Manlove, Alliott and Co

1807 Born in Nottingham

1841 Bleacher, living in Broxtow, Notts, with Eliza Manlove 20, James Manlove 1[1]

1851 Machinist, living in Nottingham with Eliza Manlove 35, Ellen Manlove 9, Eliza Manlove 8[2]

1858 Married Emily Hermon in Marylebone

1861 Manufacturing engineer, living in Nottingham with Emily 36, James A. Manlove 21, Ellen 19, Eliza 18, Edward Alexander 10 months[3]

1868 His son, James, who had been taken into the business, died[4]

1871 Colonial engineer, living in Mapperley and Sherwood with Emily Manlove 46, Edward A Manlove 10, John W Manlove 9, Baline B Manlove 8, Ada M Manlove 6, Frederick H Manlove 5, Rosa C Manlove 4, Claude S Manlove 3[5]

1881 Colonial Engineer, living in Matlock with Emily Manlove 66, Ada M Manlove 26, Rosa C Manlove 24[6]

By 1891 his sons Edward and John Wood were both laundry engineers[7]

1892 Died in Derby

1892 Obituary [8]

Death of Mr. Edward Manlove. The death announced at the Oriel Lodge, Derby, of Mr. Edward Manlove, who. has been prominently connected with the commercial life Nottingham for upwards half century. In conjunction with the late Mr. Alexander Alliott (father of Mr. J. B. Alliott), he established engineering works in 1837, a commencement being made, we believe, at Lenton, the business being soon after removed to the present site, Bloomsgrove Works, Ilkeston-road. Various developments followed, and time good trade the firm now employs about 800 hands.

The late Mr. Manlove continued to take active part in the business up to a few years ago and when the firm was turned into a limited liability company he became chairman of the board of directors. The firm has upwards of a score of specialities for the manufacture of machinery, including Fryer's Destructor (in operation in Derby and other towns) for destroying refuse; sugar machinery, laundry apparatus, pumps, engines, and the like. The firm has a large home and foreign connection, and may said to owe its present high position largely to the intelligence and enterprise of the late Mr. Manlove.

At one time the deceased took considerable interest the local affairs of Nottingham. His funeral took place in the Church Cemetery, Nottingham, to-day, the body having been brought over from Derby for the purpose. The obsequies were attended by the near relatives and the clerks and heads of various departments the Radford works.

Mr. Manlove was in his 86th year.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. national Probate Calendar
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1881 census
  7. 1891 census
  8. Nottingham Evening Post - Tuesday 05 July 1892