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Samuel Lloyd (1827-1918)

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Samuel Lloyd (1827-1918), Coal and Iron Master

1827 Born at Wood Green, Wednesbury, the son of Samuel Lloyd, Coal and Iron Master, and his wife Mary[1]

1851 Living at Wood Green, Wednesbury: Samuel Lloyd (age 55 born Birmingham), Coal and Iron Master. With his wife Mary Lloyd (age 56 born Falmouth) and their children; Mary Lloyd (age 24 born Wednesbury); Samuel Lloyd (age 23 born Wednesbury), Coal and Iron Master; Joseph Lloyd (age 17 born Wednesbury), Clerk; and Ann Lloyd (age 13 born Wednesbury). One visitor and three servants.[2]

1852 of Old Park Iron Works, Wednesbury - presumably Lloyds, Fosters and Co

1861 Samuel Lloyd Junior, iron master, lived in Wednesbury, with Jane Eliza Lloyd 21, Amy Lloyd 1, Edith Mary Lloyd 11 months[3]

c.1864 When payments from the contractors for Blackfiars Bridge were not received, Samuel strongly advised the company to cease deliveries at once, but the other shareholders, who at the time owned three-quarters of the shares, ignored his plea, and decided to finance the contractor. But problems persisted and much delayed the construction of the bridge.

1871 Samuel Lloyd 43 ironmaster lived in Aston with Jane E Lloyd 31, Amy Lloyd 11, Edith Lloyd 10, Adelaide Lloyd 9, Charlotte Lloyd 8, Caroline J Lloyd 7, Margaret J Lloyd 6, Florence A Lloyd 5, Julia Lloyd 3, Marian Lloyd 2, Samuel J Lloyd 1[4]


1891 Living on own means in Aston, Birmingham, with Jane E Lloyd 51, Amy Lloyd 31, Edith M Lloyd 30, Charlotte Lloyd 28, Florence A Lloyd 25, Julia Lloyd 23, Marian Lloyd 22, Albert W Lloyd 19. Mary C Lloyd 17[5]

Chairman of Lloyds Ironstone Co.[6]

Author of various publications including "The Lloyds of Birmingham".

1918 February: Died at Sparkbrook, Birmingham[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. The Times, Jul 11, 1918
  7. Quaker memorials