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c1883 Born at Horsforth the son of John Stead
1891 Living at Long Row, Horsforth: John Stead (age 35 born Horsforth), Forman Shackle Pin (?). With his wife Hannah Stead (age 36 born Milford(?), Derbyshire), Grocer Shopwoman, and their eight children; Alfred Stead (age 11 born Horsforth); Harold Stead (age 10 born Horsforth); John A. Stead (age 8 born Horsforth); Edith Stead (age 7 born Horsforth); Harriet J. Stead (age 4 born Horsforth); Alice Stead (age 3 born Horsforth); Nellie Stead (age 3 born Horsforth); and Elsie Stead (age 2 born Horsforth). One servant.
1911 Living at Mont Vue. Hathersage Via Sheffield: John Arthur Stead (age 28 born Horsforth), Pin and Wire Manufacturer - Employer (Steel Pins for Parts of Machines used in the Textile and kindred trades. Hackle, Gill, Comb and Card Pins. Gramophone Needles, Manufacturer of cast Steel Wire. With his wife Annie Stead (age 24 born Ambergate, Derbyshire).
1929 Passenger on ship to Bombay; John Arthur Stead, Hathersage, age 46, Pin Manufacturer.
1930 Mention of John A. Stead of Hathersage
1932 Talk by John A. Stead 'My Trip Round the World'
1833 Mentioned as John A. Stead, Barnfield House, Hathersage.
1940s Many mentions in connection with the Methodists.
1947 Passenger on ship to New York: John Arthur Stead, Sutton-cum-Lound, age 64, manufacturer
1949 Passenger on ship to Kingston, Jamaica: John Arthur Stead, Sutton-cum-Lound, Retford, age 66, company director. With Annie Stead age 63.