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James Augustus Jobling

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James Augustus Jobling (1846-1932) of James A. Jobling and Co

1846 Born the son of Mark Lambert Jobling, Sheriff of Newcastle, Solicitor, Coal Owner, Glass Manufacturer and Ship Owner, and his wife Juliana

1881 James A. Jobling 35, Grease Manufacturer & Oil Merchant, lived in Newcastle[1]

1891 James A Jobling 45, flint glass manufacturer and general merchant, employer, lived in Newcastle with his mother Julia Jobling 73[2]

1901 Living in Newcastle-upon-Tyne: James Augustus Jobling (age 55 born Newcastle), Glass Manufacturer, Oil and Mineral Merchant - Employer. Single. With his Mother, Nephew and Niece.[3]

1906 Fire at the works of James A. Jobling, St. Anthonys, known as the Tyne Oil and Grease Works.[4]

1910 'James A. Jobling, the principal proprietor of Greener and Co.’s Glass Works, Sunderland'[5]

1932 Died. Of Sonachan House, Argyllshire. Buried in Old Jesmond General Cemetery

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1901 Census
  4. Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Monday 02 April 1906
  5. Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette - Friday 14 January 1910