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George Andrew Spottiswoode

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George Andrew Spottiswoode (1827-1899) of Spottiswoode and Co

1827 Born son of Andrew Spottiswoode and younger brother of William Spottiswoode

1851 Andrew Spottiswoode 64, printer, employing 171 and 49 boys at New Square and 210 men, women and boys at Queen's House and other, lived in Westminster with Mary Spottiswoode 50, Nora Spottiswoode 29, Augusta Spottiswoode 27, William Spottiswoode 26, George A Spottiswoode 23[1]

1861 Andrew Spottiswoode 74, retired master printer, lived in Westminster with Mary Spottiswoode 60, Rosa Spottiswoode 39, George A Spottiswoode 33, master printer[2]

Married Frances Hammick

1871 G A Spottiswood 43, printer, employing 650 persons, lived in Westminster with F. Spottiswood 30, Mabel Spottiswood 7, E M Spottiswood 4[3]

1874 Birth of son John in London[4] (who was killed early in WW1)

1891 George A. Spottswoode 63, master printer, lived in Axminster, with Frances G Spottswoode 50, Mabel Spottswoode 27, Adrian G Spottswoode 23, Margaret E Spottswoode 19, Theodora Spottswoode 11, and his niece Jane A Hammick 9[5]

1899 Died in London[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. BMD
  5. 1891 census
  6. The Times, Feb 10, 1899