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1851 Living at Nursery? Street, Brightside, Sheffield: William Peech (age 49 born Sheffield), Scissor Manufacturer. With his wife Lydia Peech (age 49 born Sheffield) and their children; John Peech (age 26 born Sheffield), Scissor Grinder; Joseph Peech (age 23 born Sheffield), Scissor (?); William Peech (age 19 born Sheffield), Scissor (?); and Emma Peech (age 12 born Sheffield). Also his grand-daughter Lydia Sheldon (age 5 born Sheffield). Two servants.