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George J. Worssam

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George Jarvis Worssam

1814 Born in Lambeth, son of John and Ann Worssam[1]

1839 An engineer, married Louise Harriet Taylor in London; John was a timber merchant[2]

1851 Samuel William Worssam (who appeared before Mr Commissioner Law) was known, sued, and committed as Samuel Worssam, formerly of Holland-street, Blackfriars-road, Surrey, Proprietor of Saw-mills, then of Bath, Somerset, Journeyman Engineer, then of Bathwich, Wiltshire, Engineer, then of Kingsland-road, Middlesex, Journeyman Engineer, then of Great Mitchell-street, Saint Luke's, Engineer, in partnership with George Worssam, as George Worsam and Co. residing at the same time at Bartholomew-square, London, then of George-street, Spitalfields, Journeyman Engineer, then of Wentworth-street, Whitechapel, then of the Manor Iron Works, Manor-street, Chelsea, Engineer, residing at the said time at Caversham-terrace, Chelsea, and late of No. 2, Hortlam-place, King's-road, Chelsea, all in Middlesex, part of the time Engineer on his own account, and the latter part of the time Journeyman Engineer, now a Prisoner for debt in the Debtor's Prison for London and Middlesex.[3]

1851 Millwright, lived in Old Street, London, with Louisa Worssam 32, Louisa Worssam 10, Eveline Worssam 6, Henry Worssam 5, Arthur Worssam 1[4]

1861 Engineer, living in Old Street[5]

1871 George J Worssam 56, engineer, employing 9 men and 3 boys, lived in Islington, with Louisa H Worssam 51, Henry J Worssam 24, engineer, Louisa S Worssam 26, Eveline A Worssam 23, Arthur G Worssam 21, Ernest T Worssam 17, Ada J Worssam 16, Edith A Worssam 10[6]

1879 George Worssam of 58 Oakley Road[7]

1879 George Jarvis Worssam died in Islington; Henry John Worssam of Wenlock Road, engineer, was one of the executors[8][9]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD
  3. London Gazette 7 November 1851
  4. 1851 census
  5. 1861 census
  6. 1871 census
  7. London Electoral Registers
  8. BMD
  9. National Probate Calendar