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James Cort

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James Cort (c1772- ) of Cort and Bell

1829 Retires from partnership. 'James Cort the elder, Benjamin Cart, and James Barston, Leicester and Hinckley, ironmongers and seedsmen - so far as concerns James Cort the elder.'[1]

1851 Living at High Crop Street, Leicester: James Cort (age 79 born Smeeton, Leicestershire), Retired Ironfounder. With his wife Mary Cort (age 62 born Stratford, Warwickshire). Also nephew and niece. Three servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 11 May 1829
  2. 1851 Census