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William Elliot Carrett

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William Elliot Carrett (1828-1870)

c1828 at Dewsbury the son of Elliot Carrett and his wife Sarah Gott (married 26th March 1823)

1851 Lodger at 13 Rackingham Street, Leeds (age 23 born Dewsbury), Engineer. [1]

1852 Presentation from his colleagues at the Railway Foundry as he leaves to start his own business. Mentions his long engagement in the Plan Department. [2]

1854 of Sun Foundry, Leeds

1861 Not found in the census

1863 October 24th. Patent 2360. William Locke and John Warrington, Coal Owners of Kippax, near Leeds, William Elliot Carrett, William Ebenezer Marshall and John Telford of Leeds for 'improvements in the working and mining of coal minerals and earthy matters, and in the machinery, apparatus, and means to be employed therein. [3]

1868 June 4th. Married Susannah Mary Harris at Hobling, Lincolnshire

1870 September 25th. Death at Nottingham. William Elliot Carrett, Engineer of Carrett, Marshall and Co of Leeds and son of the late Elliot Carrett, Solicitor of Dewsbury. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, September 4, 1852
  3. London Gazzette of 2nd November 1866 p5784
  4. The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (Sheffield, England), Saturday, October 01, 1870