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Robert Berry (1845-1916)

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c.1845 Born in Norland/Sowerby Bridge, son of Robert Berry and his wife Martha[1]

1871 Mechanical engineer, lived in Sowerby Bridge with Elizabeth S Berry 27, Ernest W Berry 2, Louis W Berry 11 Months[2]

1881 Robert (Jnr) Berry 36, Mechanical Engineer And Tool Maker, lived in Sowerby with Elizabeth S. Berry 37, Ernest W. Berry 12, Louis W. Berry 10, Charles R. Berry 8, Ethel M. Berry 4, Bernard Edward Berry 6, John P. Berry 2[3]

1893 Left the partnership of Francis Berry and Sons and presumably went to work at his cousin's business in Leeds - Henry Berry and Co

1901 Robert Berry 56, foreman hydraulic works (?), lived in Holbeck, Leeds, with Elizabeth E Berry 57, Bernard E Berry 26, storekeeper, hydraulic works, John B Berry 22, draughtsman[4]

1911 Machine Tool Maker (retired), widowed, lived in Tadcaster with his son Chas Robt Berry 37, hydraulic engineer, Miriam Berry 37, Robt Wm Berry 13, telegraph messenger, Muriel Berry 11, John Cyril Berry 10, Albert Berry 8, Sarah Berry 7, Mary Berry 5, Mabel Berry 4, Robert Berry 66[5]

1916 Died in Leeds[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1901 census
  5. 1911 census
  6. National Probate Calendar