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Charles Huxham

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Charles Huxham (c1818-1889) of Huxhams and Brown and then Huxham and Browns

c1818 Born the son of William Huxham

1851 Living at 52 Alphington Road, Exeter: Charles Huxham (age 33 born Exeter), Iron Founder employing with his partners 41 men and boys as Huxhams and Brown. Also his brother Frederick Huxham (age 46 born Exeter), partner see above. Also James A. Brown (age 41 born Hampstead, Mddx.) partner see above. His wife Mary V. Brown (age 39 born Exeter), and their children Ralph A. Brown (age 7 born Exeter), Charles A. Brown (age 5 born Exeter), Edward V. Brown (age 3 born Exeter), Margaret M. Brown (age 2 born Exeter), and Female Infant Not Named Brown (age 1 Month born Exeter). Two servants.[1]

1871 Engineer and Ironfounder, living at Sydney House, Alphinton Road, Exeter, with James A. Brown (age 61 born Hampstead, Mddx.), Engineer and Ironfounder employing 48 men and 8 boys (with Mr. Huxham). With his wife Mary V. Brown (age 56 born Exeter, St. Thomas) and their two children; Charles A. Brown (age 24 born Exeter, St. Thomas) and Mary A. Brown (age 20 born Exeter, St. Thomas). Also his Brother-in-Law Charles Huxham (age 63 born Exeter, St. Thomas), Engineer and Ironfounder. One servant.[2]

1889 March 14th. Died. Charles Huxham, age 70, at 2 Regent's Park, Exeter.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1871 Census
  3. Western Times - Saturday 16 March 1889