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Robert Harrild (1808-1871)

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Robert Harrild (1808-1871) of Harrild and Sons

1808 May 11th. Born in St. Clement Eastcheap the son of Robert Harrild and his wife Elizabeth Billing

1851 Living at Round Hill, Dartmouth Road, Lewisham: Robert Harrild (age 72 born Bermondsey), Printers' Composition Roller Manufacturer. With his wife Elizabeth Harrild (age 70 born Newington Butts) and their son Robert Harrild, Junior (age 42 born St. Clement, East Cheap), Printers' Composition Roller Manufacturer - Widower. Also his sister-in-law Mary Carless (age 58 born Newington Butts), unmarried. Two servants.[1]

1857 Patent to Robert Harrild and Horton Harrild, of Farringdon-street, in the city of London, Printers' Composition Roller Manufacturers, for the invention of "an improvement in the manufacture of the composition used for printers' rollers.[2]

1861 Patent to Robert Harrild and Horton Harrild, of Farringdon-street, in the city of London, Printers' Composition Roller Manufacturers, in respect of the invention of "improvements in apparatuses for printing addresses for newspapers and other similar purposes."[3]

1869 Patent to Robert Harrild and Horton Harrild, of Farringdon-street, in the city of London, Manufacturers, for an invention of "improvements in printing machines."[4]

1870 Patent to Robert Harrild and Horton Harrild of Famngdon-street, in the city of London, Printers' Composition Roller Manufacturers, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of "an improved composition for the manufacture of printing rollers."[5]

1871 Living at Round Hill House, Sydenham: Robert Harrild (age 62 born St Clement Eastcheap), Printers (?). With his wife Mary Ann Harrild (age 39 born Newington) and their four children; Maria Harrild (age 8 born Sydenham); Robt Oliver Harrild (age 7 born Sydenham); Clara Matilda Harrild (age 5 born Sydenham); and Walter Carless Harrild (age 1 born Sydenham). Two visitors. Seven servants.[6]

1871 Died in Lewisham[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. London Gazette 6 Nov 1857
  3. London Gazette 28 Mar 1861
  4. London Gazette 17 Dec 1869
  5. London Gazette 1 Feb 1870
  6. 1871 Census
  7. BMD