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Jabus Stanley James

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Jabus Stanley James (c1815-1904) of Powis, James and Co

1851 Living at 26 Watling Street, London: John Powis (age 30 born Knighton, Radnorshire), Ironmonger and Engineer employing two men (and unmarried). Also Stanley James (age 33 born Worcester), ironmonger (and Unmarried); and William Crowther, age 15 born Stafford), Shopman.[1]

1854 June 29th. Married in London to Anne Powis, the daughter of Thomas Gitton Powis, Jabus is declared as an Ironmonger and his father is John James, a gentleman.

1861 Living at 14 Ely Place, Finsbury: Jabus S. James (age 46 born Worcester), Wholesale Ironmonger and Engineer employing 35 men and 10 boys. With his wife Anne James (age 33 born Herefordshire). Also a visitor and two servants.[2]

1871 Living at 14 Ely Place, Finsbury: Jabus S. James (age 55 born Worcester), Mechanical Engineer employing about 100 hands. With his wife Ann James (age 42 born Radnorshire). Also his niece Blanche E. Bale (age 19 born Ashford, Salop). Also a visitor and two servants. [3]

1904 August 18th. Died. Of Branksea, Ealing. Probate to Anne James, Widow, Stanley Daughin Bunce James and Ellen Pritchett Morgan (wife of the Rev. David Morgan.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. 1871 census