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Howard Cochrane Jobson

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Howard Cochrane Jobson (1850-1901) of Jobson Brothers

1850 Born in Brierley Hill, son of Robert Jobson

1861 Robert Jobson 44, engineer and mine agent, lived in Dudley with Lilias Jobson 45, Robert L Jobson 14, Lelias E E Jobson 12, Howard C Jobson 10, Arthur H Jobson 8, Edward P Jobson 6, Bertha A Jobson 2[1]

1871 Howard C Jobson 20, commercial pupil, and his brother Arthur H Jobson 18, engineering pupil, lived in Dudley[2]

1881 Howard C. Jobson 30, Telegraph Engineer Employing 27 Men And 48 Boys, and Arthur H. Jobson 28, civil, mechanical and telegraph engineer, lived in Dudley[3]

1885 With Ernest Wentworth Buller and John Thomas Harris formed a new company, Buller, Jobson and Co, making ceramic insulators for telegraph lines.

1888 Married Ethel Maud Florence Cosens in New Milverton[4]

1891 Howard C Jobson 40, living on own means in Kidderminster with Ethel M F Jobson 19[5]

1901 Died in London[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. BMD
  5. 1891 census
  6. BMD