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Henry McColley

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Henry M'Colley (c1827- ) of Manor Iron Works

Born the son of Peter McColley

1841 Listed in Poole's Lane, Chelsea, Henry McColley (age c.17) as an apprentice Ironfounder in the home of Charles Hodge (age c.30), Ironfounder with his wife and four children.[1]

1851 Living at 11 Manor Street, Chelsea: Francis Hocking (age 33 born Penzance), Smith employing 4 men. With his wife Jane Hocking (age 33 born Penzance) and their four children; Elizabeth A. Hocking (age 11 born Penzance); William H. Hocking (age 9 born Penzance); John F. Hocking (age 6 born Chelsea); and George Hocking (age 3 Born Chelsea). Also at 11 Manor Street are listed Mary (presumably Henry) McColley (age 25 born Redruth), Iron Moulder employing 5 men and four boys, and his wife; and William Watt (age 48 born Phillack), Moulder with his wife and four children.[2]

1853 Married in St. Pancras to Julia Jane Barton

1891 Living in Chelsea Henry McColly, (age 65 born Redruth), Engineer at Iron Foundry. With his wife.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 Census
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1891 Census