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James Jack

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James Jack (1809-1880 ), engineer of Victoria Engine Works, Sandon Dock, Liverpool.

1809 Born in Scotland

1860 '...an indenture of assignment, bearing date the 22nd day of March, 1860, George Sims, of Warrington, in the county of Lancaster, Manufacturing Chemist, assigned all his personal estate and effects, whatsoever and wheresoever, as therein mentioned, unto Richard Kitchin, of Warrington aforesaid, Engineer, whose place of abode is in Church-place, in Warrington aforesaid, Abel Pennington, of Warrington aforesaid, Builder, whose place of abode is in Market-street, in Warrington aforesaid, and James Jack, of Liverpool, in the county of Lancaster, Millwright and Engineer, whose place of abode is No. 123, Mount Pleasant, in Liverpool aforesaid, upon trust, for the benefit of all the creditors of the said George Sims...'[1]

1871 James Jack 62, master engineer, living in Liverpool with his wife Agnes 57, son Alexander Jack 25, engineer, daughter Helen M Jack 29[2]

1880 On his death, his son took over the firm.

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