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George Wilkinson (1814-1868)

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George Wilkinson (1814-1868) of Thomas Wilkinson and Son

1851 Living at 10 Wilkinson Street, Nether Hallam: George Wilkinson (age 37 born Sheffield), Scissor Manufacturer. With his wife Martha and their daughter.[1]

1861 Master Cutler.[2]

1861 Living at 11 Northumberland Road, Ecclesall Bierlow: George Wilkinson (age 47 born Sheffield), Scissor and cutlery man. employing 25 men, women and boys. With his wife Martha.[3]

1868 July 27th. Died, aged 54 years, of Thomas Wilkinson and Son.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Friday 06 September 1861
  3. 1861 Census
  4. Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Wednesday 29 July 1868