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Charles Taylor (1822-1895)

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Charles Taylor (c1822-1895) of Charles Taylor (Birmingham)

1851 Lodging at Guildford Street, Aston: Charles Taylor (age 30 born Wolverhampton), Machinist. In the house of Caroline Collins. [1]

Married Emma Rudhall and had six sons

1855 September 8th. Birth of son George Benjamin Taylor

1857 April 23rd. Birth of son William Frederick Taylor

1858 Patent. '1318. And Thomas Chatwin, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Machinist, and Charles Taylor, of Birmingham aforesaid, Machinist, have given, the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in screw stocks."'[2]

1860 July 29th. Birth of son John Henry Taylor

1861 Partnership dissolved. '...undersigned, Thomas Chatwin and Charles Taylor, as Stock Die and Tool Makers, at Birmingham, has been this day dissolved by mutual consent, as from the 25th instant. All debts will be received and paid by the said Thomas Chatwin...'[3]

1861 Living at Gloster Place, Aston Street, Lady Wood, Birmingham: Charles Taylor (age 39 born Birmingham), Lathe and Tool Maker. With his wife Emma Taylor (age 37 born Birmingham) and their four sons; Charles Taylor (age 8 born Birmingham); George Benj Taylor (age 5 born Birmingham); William Fredk Taylor (age 3 born Birmingham); John Henry Taylor (age 8 months born Birmingham). One servant.[4]

1864 October 16th. Birth of son Alfred Francis Taylor

1871 Living at 93 Ashted Row, Aston: Charles Taylor (age 50 born Wolverhampton), Machinist employing 45 men and 10 boys. With his wife Emma Taylor (age 48 born Birmingham) and their four sons; Charles Taylor (age 18 born Birmingham); George B. Taylor (age 16 born Birmingham), Machinist; Alfred F. Taylor (age 6 born Birmingham); and Edward H. Taylor (age 3 born Birmingham). One servant.[5]

1881 Living at 93 Ashted Row, Aston: Charles Taylor (age 60 born Wolverhampton), Gen Machinist employing 40 men. With his wife Emma Taylor (age 58 born Birmingham) and their two sons; John H. Taylor (age 20 born Birmingham); and Alfred F. Taylor (age 16 born Birmingham). [6]

1895 October 23rd. Died. of 93 Ashted Row, age 75 years, engineer.[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:13 July 1858 Issue:22161 Page:3256
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:1 January 1861 Issue:22466 Page:22
  4. 1861 Census
  5. 1871 Census
  6. 1881 Census
  7. Birmingham Daily Post - Wednesday 23 October 1895