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Walter Blandford Waterlow

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1819 Born in Hoxton son of James Waterlow and his wife Mary[1]

Joined his father's business Waterlow and Son

1851 Walter Blandford Waterlow 31, law stationer's master, employing 12 men, lived in Westminster with Rebecca Waterlow 27[2]

1861 Walter B Waterlow 41, stationer, lived in Westminster with Rebecca Waterlow 37[3]

1866 Alfred James and Walter Blandford Waterlow owned a farm and lands previously called "High Trees", but then better known as part of the Ringley Park Estate, Redhill[4]

1867 Patent to Alfred James Waterlow, Walter Blandford Waterlow, and Sydney Hedley Waterlow, all of Carpenters' Hall, London Wall, Manufacturing Stationers, Lithographers, and Printers, for the invention of "improvements in machines for printing from copper, steel, and other metal plates, applicable also for printing from lithographic stones.[5]

1869 Patent to Walter Blandford Waterlow, of the firm of Waterlow and Sons, of Carpenter's-hall, London-wall, in the city of London, Manufacturing Stationers, in respect of the invention of "a new or improved stamping or dating press."[6]

1871 Walter B Waterlow, 51, stationer, J.P., Mayor, landowner, widower, lived in Reigate[7]

1877 Continued the Waterlow and Sons business with his brother Sydney after his brother Alfred set up another business with his sons..

1881 Walter Waterlow 61, J.P., was staying at the Pavilion Hotel, Elham with Maria Waterlow 57 Gertrude M. Waterlow 26[8]. Note his brother Charles was also in Elham at this time.

1891 Walter B Waterlow 71, J.P., retired printer, employer lived in Reigate with Maria Waterlow 67, Kate Waterlow 39 and granddaughter Dorothea G Ferrier 11[9]

1891 Died in Reigate

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. London Gazette 27 Nov 1866
  5. London Gazette 8 Nov 1867
  6. London Gazette 13 July 1869
  7. 1871 census
  8. 1881 census
  9. 1891 census