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Gordon Donaldson Peters

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Gordon Donaldson Peters (c1836-1899) of G. D. Peters and Co

1862 May 17th. Married in Westminster to Mary Hayward

1891 Living at 3 Eton Avenue, Hampstead: Gordon D. Peters (age 55 born Perth), Railway Contractor - Widower. With his two children Leila Peters (age 26 born Hammersmith) and Lindsay B. Peters (age 24 born Forest Hill), Railway Contractor. Two servants.[1]

1899 December 27th. Died.

1901 His estate. '...the estate of GORDON DONALDSON PETERS, formerly of 9, Bunhill Row, St. Luke’s, in the County of Middlesex, but late of Moorgate Works, Moorfields, in the City of London, and of Garston Manor, near Watford, in the County of Hertford, contractor, and who also carried on business under the style or firm of James Mcllwraith and Co., at 92, West Regent-street, in the City of Glasgow, and at 7, Victoria-street, in the City of Westminster, deceased, who died on the 27th day of December, 1899, and whose Will was proved by William McLaren, of Moorgate Works, Moorfields. aforesaid...'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. Watford Observer - Saturday 29 June 1901