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Richard Ormerod

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Also spelled as Richard Ormrod

1775 Born in Manchester

Richard Ormrod's father was Oliver Ormrod

1818 'Patents Lately Entolled. ... RICHARD ORMROD, of Manchester. Lancashire, Iron-founder; for an improvement in the manufacturing of copper, or other metal cylinders or rollers for calico printing.'[1]

1825 Home address: 26 Granby Row, Manchester.

1841 Richard Ormrod 65, of independent means, was in Cheltenham, with Edward Ormrod 29, Esther Ormrod 60, Annie Ormrod 25, Harriet Ormrod 20[2]

1851 Richard Ormerod 75, Ironfounder and engineer, lived in Fleetwood with Esther Ormerod 72, Edward Ormerod 40, Ironfounder and engineer[3]

1855 Engineer, of Fleetwood, of R. Ormerod and Sons (sic)[4]

1861 Richard Ormerod 85, retired engineer, lived in Stretford with Esther Ormerod[5]

1861 Richard Ormrod/Ormerod died in Eccles; his children were recorded as Thomas Smith Ormrod and Richard Ormrod[6]; Edward Ormerod, ironfounder, was one of his executors[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Scots Magazine, 1 October 1818
  2. 1841 census
  3. 1851 census
  4. 1855 Slater's Directory of Manchester
  5. 1861 census
  6. Find a grave
  7. National probate calendar