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James Durnford Capel

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James Durnford Capel (1798-1891) of Seaward and Capel

1798 Born the son of James Durnford Capel and his wife Sarah Mary Wood

1825 Married at Fleet Street, London, to Mary Ann Rawlins

1830 James Durnford Capel junior, an engineer of Limehouse, was bankrupt[1].

1835 James Durnford Capel listed at Grove Cottage, North Brixton.[2] Presumably James Durnford Capel, senior

1835 James Durnford Capel junior, listed at Peckham Rye.[3]

1844 Died. James Durnford Capel, Esq., one of the Cashiers of the Bank of England, having been in the service of the Bank fifty-one years.[4] Presumably James Durnford Capel, senior

1851 Living at 5 Mary Place, Bow lane, Poplar: James D. Capel (age 52 born London), Engineer. With his wife Mary Ann.[5]

1853 Listed at Ord Street, Manufactory.[6]

1855 Listed at Denmark Hill.[7]

1881 Living at Monmouth Road, Abergavenny: James D. Capel (age 81 born London), Retired Steam Engine Manufacturer. With his son Bury Capel, who is Vicar of Abergavenny.[8]

1895 April 03rd. Died at Abergavenny.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Law Advertiser, Volume 8 (1830)
  2. London, England, Electoral Registers
  3. London, England, Electoral Registers
  4. Morning Post - Tuesday 21 May 1844
  5. 1851 Census
  6. London, England, Electoral Registers
  7. London, England, Electoral Registers
  8. 1881 Census