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Frank Taylor

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of Sandycroft Foundry and Engine Works Co.

c.1849 Born[1] in Paddington, son of John and Harriett Taylor

1861 Frank Taylor 11, was living in St Marylebone, London with his mother, Harriett Taylor 42, married, and John Taylor 19, Frances A Taylor 17, Henry E Taylor 15, Philip M Taylor 13, Anne P Taylor 9, Susan H Taylor 7, Robert Taylor 5, Edgar Taylor 3, Edward S Taylor 1[2]

1887 of Sandycroft Hawarden, Chester at the time of his mother's death.

1901 Mining engineer, living in St. Albans, with Marion Taylor 38, Maud Taylor 7, Rachel Taylor 6, Sydney E Taylor 3[3]

1908 Death of Frank Taylor head of the firm and of the Sandycroft Foundry Co, machinery manufacturers[4].

1909 'Mr. Frank Taylor, of Watford. Herts, of Messrs John Taylor and Sons, civil and mining engineers, head of the Sandycroft Foundry. Ltd. machinery manufacturers, of Sandycroft, Hawarden, a well-known racehorse owner and director of several gold mining companies left £253,732 gross, the net personalty being £207,908.[5]


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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. The Times, Dec 29, 1908
  5. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 9th February 1909