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Samuel Ward

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Samuel Ward (c1850-1929) of Ward and Co, Coal Merchant.

Born the son of Robert Ward, Coal and Agricultural merchant.

1871 Living at Elmfield, Cowley Road, Exeter: Robert Ward (age 51 born Dublin), General Merchant. With his wife Sarah and their four sons including Samuel Ward.[1]

1873 Married Amy Drew

1898/99 Mayor of Exeter.[2]

1901 Living at Belmont, Exeter: Samuel Ward (age 51 born Exeter), Manure and Coal Merchant. With four children.[3]

1911 Living at Redcot, Streatham Hall, Exeter: Samuel Ward (age 61 born Exeter), Coal, manure and General Merchant - employer. With his wife Amy and their daughter.[4]

1929 January. Died, of Redcot, Exeter. Detailed obituary. [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. Exeter Mayors
  3. 1901 Census
  4. 1911 Census
  5. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 04 January 1929