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Henry Faulder

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Henry Faulder (1833-1907), founder of Henry Faulder and Co.

1833 Born in Bristol, son of John Faulder, a surgical instrument maker, and his wife Ann (nee Wheeler)[1]

1860 Married Elizabeth Harker in Manchester[2]

1861 Henry Faulder 27, tea dealer and grocer, master, employing 6, lived in Heaton Norris with Elizabeth Faulder 38, Mary Faulder 15[3]

1871 Henry Faulder 37, grocer, employing 21 men, 6 girls and 4 women, lived in Heaton Norris, Stockport with Elizabeth Faulder 47, Louisa Faulder 9, Annie Faulder 5[4]

1881 Henry Faulder 47, Manufacturing Confectioner Employing 60 Hands Grocer Employing 20 Hands, lived in Heaton Norris with Elizabeth Faulder 57, Louisa Faulder 19, Annie Faulder 15[5]

1883 Henry and Elizabeth travelled to New York[6]

1900 Elizabeth died in Stockport[7]

1901 Henry Faulder 67, retired manufacturing confectioner, lived in Buxton with Louisa Lister 39, Annie Faulder 35[8]


1907 Obituary.[9]

Mr. Henry Faulder, one of the founders of a well-known firm of jam manufacturers at Stockport, has died aged seventy-five. He was a native of Bristol, and joined his uncle, who was in business at Stockport, in 1847.

From 1882 to 1889 Mr. Faulder was a member of the Town Council, representing Heaton Norris Ward, and was also chairman of the Sanitary Committee. He had held many other public offices. He was a former president of the Gospel Temperance Union, a governor of Pendlebury Orphanage, and a member of the Executive Committee of Stockport Reform Club. He also founded and carried on the Lord-street Mission.



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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1881 census
  6. passenger lists
  7. BMD
  8. 1901 census
  9. The Manchester Courier, October 19, 1907, page 8.