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Frank Parkin

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Frank Parkin (c1869- ) of F. Parkin and Sons

1881 Living at Union Road, Exeter: Francis Parkin (age 54 born Exeter), Iron Founder employing 28 men and 4 boys. With his wife Mary Parkin (age 51 born Exeter) and their two sons Frank Parkin (age 12 born Exeter) and Frederick Parkin (age 10 born Exeter). Also his two daughter-in-Law Sarah Upright (age 25 born Exeter), Draper's assistant, and Mary Upright (age 20 born Exeter). One servant.[1]

1891 Living at Eagle House, Exe Island, Exeter: Francis Parkin (age 64 born Exeter), Ironfounder - Employer - Married. With his two sons Frank Parkin (age 22 born Exeter), Ironfounder, and Frederick Parkin (age 20 born Exeter), Ironfounder. Also his grandson Walter S. Pook (age 2 born Exeter). Two servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1891 Census