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William Freeman Roe

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1834 born in Camberwell son of Freeman Roe (1808-1870), hydraulic engineer

1871 William Freeman Roe was an assistant to a hydraulic engineer; lived in Lambeth with his wife Louisa Roe 38; also in the same house was William Bobby 19, apprentice to a hydraulic engineer[1]. Presumably he was soon running the business built up by his father Freeman Roe

1881 he was a hydraulic engineer[2]

1891 died in South Norwood[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. 1881 census
  3. National Probate calendar