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Absalom Harrop

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September 1902.

of Fiztroy Bellows Works, Eccleshall Rd, Sheffield

Small town gas engine. Exhibit at Anson Engine Museum as A. Harrop

Late Harrop and Hague

Successor to Absalom Harrop and Pearson?

c1827 Born

1871 Living at Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield: Absalom Harrop (age 44 Dove, Derbyshire), Bellows Manufacturer. With his wife Catherine S. Harrop (age 43 Dumfries) and their children Henry A. Harrop (age 18 Sheffield), Asenath A. Harrop (age 16 Sheffield), Adela Harrop (age 11 Sheffield), Ellen C. Harrop (age 10 Sheffield), Caroline M. Harrop (age 8 Sheffield), Catherine S. Harrop (age 5 Sheffield), and Charles E. Harrop (age 1 Sheffield). Two servants.[1]

1881 Living at 95 Southgrove Road, Ecclesall Bierlow: Absalom Harrop (age 54 born Dove, Derbyshire), Bellows Manufacturer Engine Machine Maker. With his wife Catherine Harrop (age 53 born Dumfries) and their children Adela Harrop (age 21 born Sheffield), Ellen C. Harrop (age 20 born Sheffield), Caroline M. Harrop (age 18 born Sheffield), Catherine S. M. A Harrop (age 15 born Sheffield), and Ernest C. Harrop (age 11 born Sheffield). Also a boarder Francis J. Pearson (age 23 born Sheffield), Bellows Manufacturer. [2]

1891 Living at 95 Southgrove Road, Ecclesall Bierlow: Absalom Harrop (age 64 born Dore), Manufacturer of Bellows and Forges. With his wife Catherine S. Harrop (age 63 born Dumfries) and their daughter Caroline M. Harrop (age 28 born Sheffield), a Book Keeper for Father. One servant.[3]

1895 December 2nd. Died. Probate to widow Catherine Swan Harrop of Southgrove Road, Sheffield

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1891 Census