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Elkanah Healey

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Elkanah Healey

c.1816 Born in Liverpool, son of Samuel Healey, an accountant.[1]

1841 A cashier of the Bank of Liverpool, when he married Mary Bennion in Liverpool[2] but the 1841 census appears to show him as a coachman.

1851 Elkanah Healey 35, master carriage builder, lived in Hale, Prescot with Mary Healey 35, Emma Laurea Healey 9, George Ferdrick Healey 7, Florance Healey 5, Randolph Eddoin Healey 3, Alfred Elkanah Healey 1[3]

1861 Elkanah Healey 45, master carriage builder, employing 28 men and 7 boys, lived in Little Woolton with Mary Healey 45, Emma L Healey 19, George F Healey 17, Randolph E Healey 13, Alfred E Healey 11[4]

1875 Patent granted to John Scoffern, of the Canal Bank Works, Willesden Junction, in the county of Middlesex, Bachelor of Medicine, and George Tidcombe, junior, of Watford, in the county of Hertford, Paper Makers' Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in the manufacture and treat-ment of paper and millboard," dated the 5th dayof March, 1875, No. 827 was subsequently the subject of a application by Elkanah Healey, of Oakfield, Gatacre, near Liverpool, in the county of Lancaster, Esq., the Assignee of the said Letters Patent, and the said John Scotfern and George Tidcombe, junior, have applied by petition to the Commissioners of Patents, for leave to enter a Disclaimer and Memorandum of Alteration of certain parts of the specification of the said Letters Patent[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. His son's marriage register
  2. Parish register
  3. 1851 census
  4. 1861 census
  5. London Gazette 12 Sept 1876