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1820 Born in Rotherham son of William and Ann Corbitt
1851 Stove, grate and fender manufacturer, employing 60 men and (indistinct no of) boys, living in Kimberworth, Rotherham with Mary Corbitt 30, Lucy Corbitt 5, Annie Maria Corbitt 3, Agnes Corbitt 1 Mo
Partner in Myers, Corbitt and Co
1861 an iron founder employing 110 men and 72 boys
1871 master iron founder employing 106 men and 64 boys, living in Rotherham with Mary Corbitt 50, Lucy Corbitt 25, Edith Corbitt 17, William S Corbitt 14, Evaline M Corbitt 10, Ernest T Corbitt 9
1873 William Corbitt and Co was registered as a company