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James Easton

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James Easton (1797-1871) of Easton and Amos

1797 Born son of Josiah Easton in Bradford, Somerset

1827 He went into partnership with William Leahy of the Grove, Southwark, and in the same year he married the only daughter of the late Mr. Benjamin Shaw

1829 Partnership with William Leahy dissolved [1]

1830 Birth of second son James

1832 Birth of third son Edward

1837 Entered partnership with Charles Edwards Amos as Easton and Amos

1841 Civil engineer, living in Southwark, with Sarah Easton 40, Sarah Easton 6, John Easton 4, Ellen Easton 2, Louisa Easton 3 Mo[2]

1843 Partnership between James Easton, Charles Edwards Amos, and James Beswick, carrying on the business of Plumbers, at the Grove, Great Guilford-street, Southwark, dissolved [3]

1851 Civil engineer, living in Southwark with Sarah Easton 51, Sarah W Easton 16, John Easton 14, Louisa Easton 10 Helen M Easton 5[4]

1857 His daughter Sarah Winsmore married John Garrett, the second son of Richard Garrett of Northwick Terrace, Maida Vale and of Sizewell House, near Saxmundham. Married at St. George's, Bloomsbury. [5]

1861 James Easton, an engineer, 64, was living in London with Sarah Easton 61, Louisa Easton 20, Helen Mary Easton 15, and his daughter Sarah Winsmore Garrett 26 with her daughters Margaret E Garrett 1 and Edith E Garrett 4 mo[6]

1866 Retired from Easton and Amos.

1871 Living in Bloomsbury, a retired civil engineer, with Sarah Easton 71 and Helen Mary Easton 25[7]

1871 Died in London - Obituary [8]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Gazette Issue 18564 published on the 3 April 1829. Page 10 of 24
  2. 1841 census
  3. Gazette Issue 20296 published on the 15 December 1843. Page 22 of 48
  4. 1851 census
  5. The Morning Chronicle, Friday, November 13, 1857
  6. 1861 census
  7. 1871 census
  8. The Times, Friday, Oct 27, 1871