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George Donkin

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George Donkin

1845 Born in Newcastle son of David Donkin.

1851 David Donkin 38, whitesmith, employing 12 men, lived Newcastle upon Tyne, with Eleanor Donkin 38, Mark Donkin 19, apprentice, Ann Donkin 16, David Donkin 14, Joseph Donkin 8, George Donkin 6, Isabella Donkin 4[1]

1881 George Donkin 36, Engine Builder & Iron Founder employing 37 Men 24 Boys, lived in Newcastle with Mary Donkin 38, Catherine Donkin 9, Blanche E. Donkin 8, Mary Arthur 22[2]

1911 George Donkin 66, manufacturing engineer, lived in Tynemouth with Mary Donkin 66, Catherine Donkin 32[3]

1913 Died at Willow Dene Forest Hall, Northumberland[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1911 census
  4. National probate calendar