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George Parkes Wall

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Steel manufacturer

1833 Born[1] in Newcastle upon Tyne

1851 Surgeon's pupil in Brightside Bierlow, 18, son of George Wall, 64, sugar refinder, Susan Wall 57, Jane Wall 24[2]

1866 The partnership of Robert Hadfield, Jabez Shipman and George Parkes Wall trading as Hadfield, Shipman and Co was dissolved; the business was carried on by Shipman and Walls as J. Shipman and Co[3]

1871 Living in Sheffield, steel manufacturer, with Caroline Wall 35, Reginald Wall 2[4]

1879 Formation of G. P. Wall, steel stockholders

1912 Death of George Parkes Wall, of Collegiate Crescent and Magneto Works, Sheffield

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Sources of Information

  1. Select Derbyshire Parish records
  2. 1851 census
  3. London Gazette, 17 August 1866
  4. 1871 census