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Thomas King

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Thomas King (1799-1883), of King and Son ironmonger of Joy street, Barnstaple

1799 Born in Barnstaple the son of Samuel King and Jenny Davie

1827 Birth of son John Gould King

1843 Member of the Town Council. Of Joy Street.[1]

1845 Shown as ironmonger, tin-plate worker, etc., of Joy street.[2]

1846 'Thomas King, an ironmonger and a manufacturer of plates, a large general ironmonger.'[3]

1851 Living at Joy Street, Barnstaple: Thomas King (age 50 born Barnstaple), Tinplate Worker and Ironmonger - Master employing 2 men. With his wife Mary King (age 47 born Bratton Fleming) and their son John G. King (age 23 born Barnstaple), Ironmongers Assistant. One servant.[4]

1883 Died at Barnstaple

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Sources of Information

  1. North Devon Journal - Thursday 26 October 1843
  2. North Devon Journal - Thursday 09 January 1845
  3. North Devon Journal - Thursday 27 August 1846
  4. 1851 Census