Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William Henry Rabone

From Graces Guide

William Henry Rabone (1824- ) of John Rabone and Sons

1824 December 8th. Born in Birmingham the son of John Rabone and his wife Mary Braggs

1841 Living at 61 St. Paul's Square, Birmingham: John Rabone (age c40). With Mary Rabone (age c50); Elizabeth Rabone (age c75); John Rabone (age c20); William Rabone (age c15), App Printer; Elizabeth Rabone (age c15); and Samuel Rabone (age c13).[1]

1853 Married in London to Harriett Essex

1871 Living at 9 Grange Road, Islington: William H. Rabone (age 46 born Birmingham), Commercial Clerk. With his wife Harriett Rabone (age 41 born London) and their four children; William H. Rabone (age 6 born Cape of Good Hope); Arthur F. Rabone (age 4 born Cape of Good Hope); Ida M. Rabone (age 2 born Cape of Good Hope); Herbert B. Rabone (age 1 born London). One visitor. Two servants.[2]

Emigrated to Graaff Reinet, South Africa, where he joined his brother in Law, Alfred Essex, Junior, and ran the Graaff Reinet Herald.


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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 Census
  2. 1871 Census