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James Wilson Berry

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1847 Born in Warley[1], son of Francis Berry and his wife Esther; baptised in Sowerby Bridge[2]

1861 Francis Berry 37, iron founder, lived in Sowerby Bridge, with Esther Berry 39, James Berry 14, mechanic tool maker, Harriet Berry 12, George Berry 9, Henry Berry 8, Walter Berry 6, Arthur Berry 4, Rasther Berry 1, James Wilson 74[3]

1867 An engineer; married Isabella Jane Stott in Halifax[4]

1871 Mechanical engineer, lived in Sowerby Bridge with Isabella J Berry 23, Mabel Berry 3, Frank W Berry 1[5]

1892 Died in Australia, a grazier of Swan hill colony, Victoria. The estate was administered on behalf of Isabella Jane Feast in 1896[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. Marriage record
  2. BMD
  3. 1861 census
  4. Parish records
  5. 1871 census
  6. National Probate Calendar