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George Dominicus Kittoe

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George Dominicus Kittoe (1817-1901) of Kittoe and Brotherhood

1817 Born in Sheerness, son of Robinson Kittoe RN[1]

1841 Living in St Margarets, Westminster: Charles Austin 40, saddler, Williams S Austin 6, Mary P Austin 4, George Kittoe 25, draughtsman, Kirby Kittoe 20, medical school, John Freeman 30, Thos Litchfield 15, Charlrs Nicholas 15[2]

1851 George D Kittoe 33, mechanical engineer, was visiting Thomas H. Maudslay 57, mechanical engineer, in Brixton; also in the house were Elizabeth Maudslay 59, Henry Maudslay 28, mechanical engineer, Elizabeth H Maudslay 23, Thomas Henry Maudslay 21, mechanical engineer; there were two other visitors: Susanah Duke 58 and Kirby Kittoe 30, surgeon[3]

1861 Geo Dominicus Kittoe 42, civil engineer, lived in Grays Inn, Holborn[4]

1866 Patent application by George Dominicus Kittoe, of the firm of Kittoe and Jackson, of Compton-street, Clerkenwell, in the county of Middlesex, Mechanical Engineer, in respect of the invention of "improvements in steam engines."[5]

1867 Took Peter Brotherhood (1838-1902) as a partner in the engineering works at Compton Street, Goswell Road, of Kittoe and Brotherhood

1869 Patent to George Dominicus Kittoe and Peter Brotherhood, both of 56, Compton-street, Clerkenwell, in the county of Middlesex, Engineers and Millwrights, for an invention of "improvements in valves."[6]

1871 Living at 8 Cumberland Terrace, Clerkenwell: George D Kittoe (age 52 born Minster, Kent), Engineer (Head of firm employing 40 men and boys). In the house of his cousin Margaret Bromley.[7]

1871 Mr. Kittoe retired from the partnership with Brotherhood.

1881 Living in the house of his sister (Lucy C. Freeman 65), in Cuckfield, Geor. Dominicus Kittoe 62, marine engineer[8]

1881 A civil engineer, when he married Margaret Elizabeth Bromley in Saint Clement Danes, Westminster[9]

1901 October 22nd. Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records
  2. 1841 census
  3. 1851 census
  4. 1861 census
  5. London Gazette 23 Oct 1866
  6. London Gazette 26 Jan 1872
  7. 1871 Census
  8. 1881 census
  9. Parish records