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Marshall Tweddell

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Marshall Tweddell (1817-1907).

Marshall Tweddell (1817-1907)

1817 Born Northumberland

1844 Birth of son Ralph Hart Tweddell

1861 Listed as a Shipowner living in Boldon, Durham.[1]

1871 Bankrupt. 'A meeting of the creditors of Marshall Tweddell, merchant and ship-owner, of Sunderland, and Ralph H. Tweddell and Co., engine builders, Monkwearmouth, has been called, and in the meantime these firms have suspended payment, the total liabilities being estimated at £50,000. Mr. Marshall Tweddell has been extensive buyer in iron ships, and most of the creditors are out of Sunderland.'[2]

1881 Listed at 57 Abingdon Villas, Kensington: Marshall Tweddell (age 63 born Northumberland), Merchant. With his wife Margaret.[3]

1901 Living at 2B Oxford and Cambridge Mansions, Marylebone, London: Marshall Tweddell (age 83 born Haltwistle), Living on own means. With two grandchildren.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. Bradford Daily Telegraph - Thursday 19 January 1871
  3. 1881 Census
  4. 1901 Census