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Thomas Walker (of Birmingham)

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of T. Walker and Co, and Thomas Walker and Son, of Birmingham

c.1805 Born in Burslem, Staffs[1]

1836 A clock and watch maker, living in Digbeth with his wife Sarah on the baptism of is daughter Victoria Louise[2]

1838 A watch maker, living in Digbeth with his wife Sarah on the baptism of his son Thomas Ferdinand[3]

1841 Thomas Walker 37, stove maker, lived in Birmingham St Martins, with Sarah Walker 35, Thomas Walker 3, Victoria Walker 5[4]

1849 Thomas Walker of 58 Oxford St: Patent Phoenix Stove & Patent Rotary Boot Shoe Heel Manufacturer[5]

1861 Thomas Walker 56, stove and machine maker, employing 76 men and 1 boys, lived in Edgbaston, with Thomas Walker 22[6]

1871 Ship log's maker, died at home in Speedwell House, Pershore Road, Birmingham; executor was his son Thomas Ferdinand, also a ship log's maker[7].

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. Parish record
  3. Parish record
  4. 1841 census
  5. 1849 Post Office Directory of Birmingham
  6. 1861 census
  7. National Probate calendar