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Thomas Bennett

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of Boughton, Chester and Liverpool

Thomas Moseley Bennett - Iron Founder

1829 'TO SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. G. BAILEY, at the White Lion Inn, in Chester, .... All that MESSUAGE or Dwelling-House, IRON FOUNDRY, and other Buildings, situate in Great Houghton, near Chester, and now in the occupation of Mr. Thomas Mosley Bennett; together with GARDEN and FIELD behind the same, and adjoining the Chester Canal, and which Garden and Field contains in the whole three acres, one rood, and ten perches of Land, or thereabouts and possession of the premises will (if required) be delivered in November next. Freehold of Inheritance, under a perpetual rent of sixteen shillings. For further particulars apply to Mr. Ripley, Solicitor, Liverpool.[1]

Died 26th September 1834, at his residence at Boughton, age 70 [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Chester Courant, 1 September 1829
  2. Chester Chronicle, 3 October 1834