Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Richard Holbrook (1822-1898)

From Graces Guide
Richard Holbrook, his sons Charles and Richard, and grandson Richard Edgar with his staff, possibly in the early 1880s

1822 Born in Stratford

1850 Presumably formed a business which later became Holbrook and Sons

1851 Richard Holbrook 29, engineer, lived in Stratford with Mary Holbrook 30, Mary Holbrook 5, Richard Holbrook 3, Emma Holbrook 1[1]

1861 Richard Holbrook 39, engine driver, lived in Stratford with Mary Holbrook 42, Mary Jane Holbrook 15, Richard Holbrook 13, Emma Holbrook 11, Eliza Holbrook 9, Charles Holbrook 7, Frederick John Holbrook 2[2]

1871 Richard Holbrook 49, engine machinist, lived in Stratford with Mary Holbrook 52, Richard Holbrook 24, engine machinist, Eliza Holbrook 19, Charles Holbrook 17, engine machinist[3]

1881 Robert (sic) Holbrook, 59 engine maker, employing 2 men and ? lads, lived in Stratford with Mary Holbrook 42, Eliza Holbrook 28, next door to Richard Holbrook and his family[4],

1891 Richard Holbrook 69, machine maker, lived in Stratford with Mary Holbrook 72, Eliza Holbrook 39[5]

1898 Richard Holbrook, age 78, died in West Ham[6]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. BMD