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William Staples Boulton

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William Staples Boulton (1820-1879) of W. S. Boulton and Co and later of Boulton and Paul

1820 Born in Bromwich the son of George Staples Boulton and his wife Elizabeth Dove Gilbert

1851 Living at London Street, Norwich: William S. Boulton (age 30 born Staffordshire), Ironmonger employing 11? men and 6 boys. With Mary Boulton (age 50 born Worcestershire). One lodger and one servant.[1]

1859 Married in Norwich to Helen Mary Gertrude Stedman

1861 Living at The Crescent, Norwich: William S. Boulton (age 40 born Bromwich), Ironmonger employing 26 hands. With his wife Helen G. Boulton (age 24 born Kilhoughton, Suffolk). Two servants.[2]

1871 Living at The Crescent, Norwich: William S. Boulton (age 50 born Staffordshire), Horticultural Builder. With his wife Helen M. Boulton (age 33 born Norfolk). Two visitors. Two servants.[3]

1879 July 29th. Died, of Brunswick House, Norwich, Ironfounder. Probate to his widow Helen Mary Gertrude Boulton and others.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. 1871 Census