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William Harland

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Dr. Harland was father to Edward James Harland the founder of Harland and Wolff

c.1787 Born in Hartoft, Yorks[1]

1820 Married Ann Peirson in Scarborough[2]

c.1827 Patented a steam-power road carriage

1841 Living in Scarborough, a physician, age 52, with Ann Harland 40, Margaret Harland 20, Mary Harland 16, Emily Harland 15, William Harland 18, John Harland 14, Edward Harland, 10, Albert Harland 2[3]

1861 MP for Scarborough; general practitioner, widower[4]

1866 Died in Scarborough


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Sources of Information

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  2. BMD
  3. 1841 census
  4. 1861 census