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William Armstrong, Senior

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Mining engineer of Chester-le-Street.

1813 Born in Newcastle, son of William and Dorothy Armstrong[1]

1851 Colliery Viewer in Wingate, with May Isabel Armstrong 25, William Armstrong 4, Thomas Hugh Armstrong 1[2]

1871 Mining engineer of Wingate, Margaret I Armstrong 45, William Armstrong 24, mining engineer, Alice M Armstrong 18, J Hobart Armstrong 17, Annie G Armstrong 14, Fredrick G Armstrong 11, R Walter Armstrong 9, George H Armstrong 7[3]

1881 of Harraton[4]

1891 Mining engineer of Harraton, Chester-Le-Street, with Margaret Armstrong 65, Gerald Armstrong 31, merchant's clerk, Ann Armstrong 34, Walter Armstrong 26, accountant, George Herbert Armstrong 21, pupil electrical engineer[5]

1896 Died; buried in Chester-le-Street

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census