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Edwin Douglas

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Edwin Douglas (1865-1905) of Douglas Brothers

1865 Born in Bristol the son of John Douglas and his wife Mary Wilson

1871 Living at 5 Redcroft, Bristol: John Douglas (age 38 born Scotland), Engineer and Machine Maker (Master employing 3 men and 3 boys). With his wife Mary Douglas (age 36 born Alnwick) and their six children; Jane Douglas (age 14 born Newcastle); William Douglas (age 12 born Newcastle); John Douglas (age 8 born St. George, Glos); Edwin Douglas (age 6 born Bristol); Arthur Douglas (age 3 born Bristol); and Catherine Douglas (age 9 months born Bristol). Also a boarder Herbert Vinnel (age 16 born Somerset). Engine Fitter.[1]

1881 An apprentice, living in Bristol with his widowed mother Mary Douglas 46, and Jane Walker 24, Arthur Douglas 13, and Jessie Walker 26, a visitor, Jeanie D. Walker 1[2]

1888 Married Marianne Golding in Bristol[3]

1901 Mechanical engineer, employer, lived in Kingswood, Bristol, next door to his brother William with Marianne Douglas 34, Hilda Routley 14, his niece, Percy Douglas 12, his nephew, Mary Golding 5 his niece[4]

1905 Died in Bristol[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1881 census
  3. BMD
  4. 1901 census
  5. National probate calendar