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Henry Bamford

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(1819 - 1896).

of Henry Bamford and Sons


c1819 Born

1841 Brazier, living in Uttoxeter with his brother John[1]

c1844 Married Julia Brassington daughter of Samuel Brassington, a wealthy Cooper who set Henry up in business as an ironmonger.

1845 Q4. Son Samuel Bamford born. Birth registered as Samuel Brassington Bamford.

1849 Q4. Son Henry Bamford II born. Birth registered as Henry Brassington Bamford.

1851 Living at Market Place, Uttoxeter (age 32 born Yoxall), Brazier and Ironmonger employing two men. With wife Julia (age 28) and children Samuel (age 5); Julia (age 3) and Henry (age 1). One servant [2]

1851 Q3. Son John Bamford born

1859 Q2. Son Charles Robert Bamford born. (Later became a Physician and lived in London)

1860 Son Joseph Bamford born

1861 Living at Market Place, Uttoxeter (age 42 born Yoxall), Ironmonger. With wife Julia (age 38) and children Samuel (age 15), Brazier Apprentice; Henry (age 11); John (age 8); Julia (age 6); Frances (age 5); Charles (age 5); Joseph (age 8 months). Also his niece Maryanne Bamford (age 16). One servant. [3]

1864 Q4. Son Robert Bamford born

1866 Son Thomas Bamford born. (Later listed as a Surgeon at Uttoxeter)

1871 Living at Market Place, Uttoxeter (age 52 born Burton-upon-Trent), Ironmonger. With wife Julia (age 48) and children Samuel (age 25 born Uttoxeter), Ironmonger's Partner; Henry (age 21 born Uttoxeter), Ironmonger's Partner; John (age 18), Ironmonger's Assistant; Julia M. (age 16); Frances (age 15); Charles (age 12); Robert (age 6) and Thomas (age 5). One servant. [4]

1881 Living at Balance Street, Uttoxeter (age 62 born Yoxall), Ironfounder and Ironmonger employing 50 men, 10 boys and 3 women. With wife Julia (age 58) and children John (age 28), Ironfounder; Julia (age 26); Frances (age 24); Charles (age 22), Medical student; Joseph (age 20), Ironfounder; Robert (age 16), Student. One servant. [5]

1891 Living at Balance Street, Uttoxeter (age 72 born Uttoxeter), Ironfounder and Widower. With children Robert (age 26), Commercial Traveller; Julia M. (age 30); Frances M. (age 29). Two servants. [6]

1896 Q4. died


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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 Census
  4. 1871 Census
  5. 1881 Census
  6. 1891 census