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William Tuxford

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William Tuxford (c1807- ) of William Tuxford and Sons

1861 Living at Market Place, Boston: William Wedd Tuxford (age 79 born Boston), Engineer, Iron Founder, Miller and Baker employing 212 men and 26 boys - Widower. With his three sons; William Tuxford (age 54 born Boston), (details as above); Weston Tuxford (age 50 born Boston), Engineer (Copartner); and James Geo Tuxford (age 22 born Boston); Engineer's assistant. Also an apprentice Sydney Nesbitt (age 16 born Salisbury), Engineer's Apprentice. Three servants.[1]

1871 Living at 21 Market Place, Boston: William Wedd Tuxford (age 80 born Boston), Iron Founder, Civil Engineer, Millers and bakers. employing 99 men and 30 boys - Widower. With his two sons William Tuxford (age 64 born Boston), copartner and unmarried, and Weston Tuxford (age 60 born Boston), copartner and unmarried. Three servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1871 Census