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Samuel William Worssam (1809-1869) of Samuel Worssam and Co
1835 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership existing; between us, Charles Worssam and Samuel Worssam, of Bankside, Southwark, in the County of Surrey, as Sawyers and Engineers, is this day dissolved by mutual consent...'
Worssam established a small factory in King's Road, Chelsea, for making saw-mill machinery.
1851 An engineer, living in Chelsea, with Jennette Worssam 32, William Worssam 9, Charles Worssam 7, Eliza Worssam 5, Fara R Worssam 2
1851 Samuel William Worssam (who appeared before Mr Commissioner Law) was known, sued, and committed as Samuel Worssam, formerly of Holland-street, Blackfriars-road, Surrey, Proprietor of Saw-mills, then of Bath, Somerset, Journeyman Engineer, then of Bathwich, Wiltshire, Engineer, then of Kingsland-road, Middlesex, Journeyman Engineer, then of Great Mitchell-street, Saint Luke's, Engineer, in partnership with George Worssam, as George Worsam and Co.
1860 Joined IMechE
1861 Living at 3/6 Kings Road, Chelsea: Samuel Worssam (age 52 born London), Engineer. With his wife Jannette Worssam (age 42 born Wilts.) and their children; William S. Worssam (age 18 born Mddx.), Engineer; Charles Worssam (age 16 born Mddx.); Eliza Worssam (age 14 born Mddx.); and Ellen Worssam (age 5 months born Mddx.). One servant.
1869 May 24th. Died at Chelsea