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John Graham (1812-1869)

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1812 Born in Glasgow, son of James Graham (1776–1842), a prosperous Glasgow merchant and manufacturer of light woven fabrics for the West Indies, and his wife, Margaret (1775–1830), née Paterson; he was brother of Thomas

1845 Married Cooper Mary Hannah Boocock Woodcroft in Manchester[1]

1847 Birth of his son John Cameron Graham (who became a barrister)[2] in Manchester[3]

1855 His brother, Thomas, was appointed master of the Royal Mint.

From November 1860 he assisted his brother with the distribution of bronze coins

1861 A visitor in St George Bloomsbury, worked at H. M. Mint[4]

1866 He became chief coiner.

1869 Died at the Royal Mint[5]

1871 Cooper M Graham 53 was a landowner, living in Cranley, Surrey with Margaret Graham 24, John Cameron Graham 23, a civil engineer, Ellen Graham 22[6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Marriage of John Cameron Graham
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1861 census
  5. National Probate Calendar
  6. 1871 census
  • Biography of Thomas Graham, ODNB