Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Thomas Wilkins

From Graces Guide
1868. Portable Engine.

of Orchard Works, Ipswich

1844 Born in Bethnal Green, London, son of William Pickford Wilkins

1868 A fatal accident occurred at the Iron Works of Mr. Thos. Wilkins, in St. Helen's, Ipswich[1]

1869 Married Mary Anna Harrison (born in Ipswich) in Kennington[2]

1869 Thomas Wilkins, M.E., elected a member of the Society of Engineers [3]

1870 His office was in Gracechurch Street, London; he described the portable engine he had designed[4]

1871 Thomas Wilkins 27, consulting engineer, lived in Brixton with Mary A Wilkins 28[5]

1891 Thomas Wilkins 47, civil engineer, architect, railway director, employer, lived in Camberwell with Mary Ann Wilkins 48[6]

1901 Thomas Wilkins 57, civil engineer and patent agent, lived in Camberwell with Mary Anna Wilkins 57[7]

1913 Died in Peckham[8]; buried in Suffolk.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Ipswich Journal, 22 February 1868
  2. Parish records
  3. The Ipswich Journal, 6 November 1869
  4. The Engineer 1870/01/21
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1891 census
  7. 1901 census
  8. National probate calendar