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Peter Harris

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Peter Harris (c1815-1874) of Harris and Pearson

1861 Living at High Street, Kingswinford: Peter Harris (age 46 born Birmingham), Metal Broker employing 280 workmen. With his wife Phoebe Harris (age 34 born Kingswinford) and their five children: Sarah A. P. Harris (age 11 born Kingswinford); Peter Harris (age 9 born Kingswinford); Mary E. Harris (age 7 born Kingswinford); Thomas P. Harris (age 2 born Kingswinford); and William S. Harris (age 8 months born Kingswinford). Three servants.[1]

1874 September 25th. Died. Coal Master Fire Brick Manufacturer. Probate to brother Richard Harris, Stationer; to son Peter Harris, Fire Brick manufacturer; and his widow Sarah Ann Pearson Harris.

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  1. 1861 Census