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John Norbury

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John Norbury (c1820- ) of Norbury and Maguire

c1820 Born in Manchester the son of William Norbury, a Victualler

1839 Married in Manchester to Emily Laxton. John is a Mechanic.

1861 Living at 64 St. Stephen Street, Salford: John Norbury (age 41 born Manchester), Engineer. With his wife Emily Norbury (age 40 born Manchester) and their eight children; John Norbury (age 19 born Manchester), Engineer Assistant; Emily Norbury (age 17 born Salford); Thomas Norbury (age 15 born Salford); William Norbury (age 13 born Salford); Hanna Norbury (age 11 born Salford); Elizabeth Norbury (age 7 born Salford); Charles Norbury (age 5 born Salford); and Lucy Norbury (age 3 born Salford).[1]

1871 Listed as an Engineer employing 50 men.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1871 Census