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George Eddy

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George Eddy (c1851- ) of Kennford Ironworks

1871 Living at Bonhay Road, Exeter: Francis Parkin (age 45 born Exeter), Iron Founder - Unmarried. Also one boarder George Eddy (age 19 born Kennford, Devon), Iron Founders Clerk. One servant.[1]

1881 Living at Kennford: John (Sn.) Eddy (age 63 born Bishop's Tawton), Blacksmith and Machinist employing 10 men and 3 boys. With his wife Charlotte Eddy (age 65 born Devon) and there two children Mary Eddy (age 41 born Bishop's Tawton) and George Eddy (age 30 born Kenn, Devon).[2]

1891 Living at Kennford Ironworks, Devon: Charlotte Eddy (age 46 born Tedburn, St, Mary), Head of Kennford Ironworks. With her son George Eddy (age 40 born Kennford), Agricultural Implement Maker. Also her daughter Ann Eddy (age 32 born Drewsteignton) and her grandchildren George A. Eddy (age 5 born Kennford), John A. Eddy (age 3 born Kennford), and Norah Eddy (age 1 born Kennford). Next abode is' John Eddy.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1891 Census