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Albert Wootton

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Albert Wootton (c1842-1934) of Falcon Engine and Car Works,

Founded with his brothers of Wootton Brothers

1881 Living at the Hughes Engine Works; Loughborough: Albert Wootton (age 39 born Chaddesden, Derby.), Manager at Engineering Works - Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Noami Wootton (age 38 born Aleston, Derby.) and their eight children; Mary Wootton (age 13 born Loughborough); Alice Wootton (age 11 born Loughborough); John Wootton (age 10 born Loughborough); William Wootton (age 8 born Loughborough); Anne Wootton (age 5 born Loughborough); Henry Wootton (age 4 born Loughborough); Margeret Wootton (age 2 born Loughborough); and Thomas B. Wootton (age 6 months born Loughborough). One servant. [1]

1885 of Falcon Engine and Car Works

1911 Living at Hoton, Loughborough: Albert Wootton (age 69 born Chaddesden, Derby.), Retired Manager of Engineering Works - Widower. With his daughter Margaret Wootton (age 27 born Loughborough).[2]

1934 Obituary [3]

Mr. Albert Wootton, who died on January 7th, at the age of ninety-two years, will be remembered by some of our older readers as bemg connected for many years with the Falcon Engine and Car Works, Loughborough. Tho latter part of his time was spent as general manager at the Brush Works.

He was one of the founders, along with his two brothers, of the Coalville Ironworks, near Leicester, and he served as chairman of the directors practically up to the time of his death.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. The Engineer 1934/01/26