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William Savery

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William Savery (c1790-1881)

1852 Iron and Brass Founder of St. James Street, Taunton [1]

1861 Living in St. James Street, Taunton: William Savery (age 71 born Williton), Plumber and Ironfounder employing 3 men and 2 boys. With his wife Sarah and one daughter.[2]

1867 Sale of the contents of his business as he is retiring..

1881 January 28yh. Died. Formerly of Priory Gate, Taunton the Sutherland Road, North Bow, and then Albert House, Erith.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1852-53 Slater's Directory: Taunton
  2. 1861 Census