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William Loader Allchin

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William Loader Allchin (1797-1876), founder of William Allchin

1797 Born in Whitechapel the son of Henry Allchin and his wife Ann Cottrell

1821 July 8th. Married in Camden to Sarah Bowyer

1823 Birth of son William Allchin

1834 Birth of son Henry Allchin

1834 Moved to Northampton

1861 Living at 21 Augustine street, Northampton: William L. Allchin (age 63 born Whitechapel), Engineer and Iron Founder employing 13 men and 8 boys. With his wife Sarah Allchin (age 64 born Wimbledon) and their daughters Rebecca Allchin (age 27 born Northampton) and Mary Ann Allchin (age 21 born Northampton).[1]

1871 Living at 21 Augustine street, Northampton: William Loader Allchin (age 73 born Whitechapel), Engineer employing 31 men and 5 boys - Widower. With his daughter Rebecca Allchin (age 37 born Northampton). One servant. [2]

1875 December 30th. Died. Probate to son Henry Allchin, engineer, of 17 Waterside, Maidstone, and Samuel Gamble, Machinist, of Kingsthrope.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1871 Census