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William Lucy (1837-1873)

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Ironfounder, of Oxford

1837 Born in St Martin in the Fields, London[1], son of William Castle Lucy (1808-1861), a fishmonger[2] by his first wife; his second wife was Catherine Martha Lillingston nee Jennings (first married in 1837 in London) (widowed and then married a second time in Oxford in 1853).

1851 He was not living with his father, who had been widowed[3]

Became a partner in Grafton and Lucy, ironfounders of Oxford

1861 His father died in Oxford; his estate was administered by his widow, Catherine Martha Lucy[4]

1861 An ironfounder, living in Oxford with his step-mother, Catherine M Lucy 47, a cordwainer master, and her step son (sic), William Lillingston 25, a cordwainer, and niece, Catherine E Jennings 21[5]

1863 Married Alice Jennings at Holy Trinity, Clapham, Lambeth; his father was recorded as William Castle Lucy, deceased, a gentleman[6]

1871 Ironfounder, employer, lived in Oxford with Alise Lucy 30, William Thomas Lucy 5, Catherine L Lucy 2, Thomas A Lucy 9 Months[7]

1873 Died[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1851 census
  4. National Probate Calendar
  5. 1861 census
  6. Parish register
  7. 1871 census
  8. BMD