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Samuel Whear

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Samuel Whear (c1835-1893)

1881 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Samuel Whear and John Vivian, at Camborne, in the county of Cornwall, as Gas Works Proprietors, is this day dissolved, by mutual consent, so far as regards the said John Vivian. All debts, moneys, and effects owing to or by the firm will be received and paid by the said Samuel Whear, who will in future carry on the business on his own account...'[1]

1881 Living at 8 Penlee Terrace, Tuckingmill, Camborne: Samuel Whear (age 46 born Camborne), Gas Manufacturer employing 4 men. With his wife Mary J. Whear (age 40 born Redruth) and their nine children; Samuel Whear (age 18 born Truro), Clerk; Henry Whear (age 14 born Victoria, B. Columbia); Adelina Whear (age 11 born Chile); Thomas Whear (age 10 born Chile); Mary Annie Whear (age 7 born Chile); Elizabeth Whear (age 6 born Chile); William Whear (age 5 born Chile); Charles Whear (age 4 born Camborne); and Alfred Whear (age 3 months born Camborne). One servant.[2]

1893 June 19th. Died. 'Whear - June 19, at San Francisco, Mr Samuel Whear, late of Penlee, Tuckingmill, 59.'[3]

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