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c.1845 Born in Darlaston
1884 Partnership formed with his 2 brothers as an ironworks manufacturing gates and fences - see Rubery and Co
1888 "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, Samuel Rubery, John Tunner Rubery, and Thomas William Rubery, in the trade or business of Iron Merchants and Manufacturers of Ironwork, at Blockall, and at the Green, Darlaston, in the county of Stafford, under the style or firm of Rubery Brothers, was, on the 29th day of February, 1888, dissolved by mutual consent."
1893 "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned,Samuel Rubery and Thomas William Rubery, carrying on business as Iron Merchants, at Blockall, Darlaston, in the county of Stafford, under the style or firm of Samuel Rubery and Sons, was dissolved as and from the 29th day of April, 1893, by mutual consent. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said Samuel Rubery.".
1901 Iron Merchant, employer, living in Wolverhampton with Alice A Rubery 46, Constance Rubery 18, Mary J Rubery 16, Samuel Rubery 10