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Thomas Kirkaldy (1829-1870)

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1829 Born in Shadwell, son of John and Margarett Kerkaldy. Brother of John Given Kirkaldy

1841 At school in Twickenham[1]

1851 John Kirkaldy 63, plumber and painter, lived in Shadwell with Margarett Kirkaldy 60, John Given Kirkaldy 35, plumber and painter, Robert Kirkaldy 28, painter, William May Kirkaldy 26, tea dealer, Thomas Kirkaldy 22, engineer[2]

1860 Thomas Kirkaldy, shipsmith, was in business at 166 Wapping[3]

1861 Thomas Kirkaldy 32, Shipsmith, employing 5 men and 4 boys, lived in Wapping with Margaret Kirkaldy 24, Willm Broad Kirkaldy 3, Thomas Kirkaldy 1, John Kirkaldy 2 months[4]

1862 His father's business John Kirkaldy was also at 166 Wapping for a time.

1870 Death of Thomas Kirkaldy, ship smith[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. Post Office Directory
  4. 1861 census
  5. National probate calendar