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Francis Berry (c1824-1880) of Francis Berry and Sons
c.1824 Born in Warley, son of Francis Berry, Senior
1844 Francis Berry (junior) married Esther Wilson in Halifax
1851 Francis Berry Junior, Iron founder, Millwright, lived in Norland, with Esther Berry 29, Mary Berry 5, James Wilson Berry 4, Harriet Berry 2, James Wilson 64, his Father-in-law, George Wilson 36, brother in law, James Jowett 14, his nephew
1853 An iron founder. Birth of son, Henry. Living in Sowerby Bridge, Yorks.
1861 Francis Berry 37, iron founder, lived in Sowerby Bridge, with Esther Berry 39, James Berry 14, mechanic tool maker, Harriet Berry 12, George Berry 9, Henry Berry 8, Walter Berry 6, Arthur Berry 4, Rasther Berry 1, James Wilson 74
1868 Patent to Francis Berry, of the firm of Francis Berry and Sons, of the Calderdale Iron Works, Sowerby Bridge, Engineers and Tool Makers, for the invention of "a self acting metal breaker."
1871 Francis Berry 47, master engineers tool maker, employing 143 hands, lived in Sowerby Bridge, with Esther Berry 49, Harriet Berry 22, George Berry 19, engineers tool fitter, Henry Berry 18, mechanical draughtsman, Walter Berry 16, Arthur Berry 14, Esther Berry 11, and his mother Elizabeth Berry 83
1875 of Francis Berry and Sons, Calderdale Iron Works, Sowerby Bridge, became a member of the I Mech E.
1879 Francis Berry left the Partnership with Robert Berry, carrying on business as Ironfounders, Engineers, and Machine Makers, at the Calder Dale Ironworks, Sowerby Bridge, under the style or firm of Francis Berry and Sons
1879 His sons George, an engineer, and Arthur, and their wives and their cousin Mary A. Berry emigrated to Australia
1880 Death in Halifax