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William Wheeler Cross

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William Wheeler Cross (1843-1917) of Cross Brothers

1851 Living at 27 Charles Street, Birmingham): Charles Cross (age 45 born Ridge), Green Grocer. With his wife Charlotte Cross (age 45 born Wednesbury) and their six children; Ann Cross (age 15 born Wednesbury); Joseph Cross (age 13 born Wednesbury), Brass Founder; Thomas Cross (age 11 born Wednesbury), Lamp Maker; James Cross (age 9 born Wednesbury); William Cross (age 8 born Wednesbury); and Ellen Cross (age 4 born Birmingham).[1]

1911 Living at 36 Leonard Rd, Handsworth: George Arthur Knowlden (age 28 born Bristol) Hardware Order Clerk. With his wife Hetty Knowlden (age 29 born Aston) and their son Arthur Bertram Knowlden (age 2 born Handsworth). Also his father-in-law William Wheeler Cross (age 68 born Handsworth), Action Filer - Gun manufacturer - Worker - Widower.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1911 Census