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Thomas Butler, Junior

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1805 Born in Leeds, son of Thomas and Ann Butler, of Kirkstall, near Leeds; Thomas was an ironmaster

1841 The Butler brothers John Octavius, Thomas and Ambrose were in a partnership with their cousin George Skirrow Beecroft, late J.P. for Leeds, at the old ironworks at Kirkstall Forge

1851 Traveller in the iron trade, lodging in Blackburn[1]

1854 Ironmaster, married Mary Jane Beecroft in Leeds[2]

1871 Ironmaster living in Headingley with Burley with Mary Butler, 56[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. West Yorkshire records
  3. 1871 census