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James Golsworthy

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1839. Water Conduit in St. Olave's Court, Exeter. Photograph 2017.

James Golsworthy (1776-1851), machine maker. Supplied Exeter with water until the formation in 1833 of the Exeter Water Co

1776 October 24th. Born the son of Thomas Golsworthy

1815 James Golsworthy, proprietor of the water works, St. Mary Arches Street.[1]

1841 Living at Mary Arches Street with Elizabeth.[2]

1851 January 27th. Died. Of Priory Place, Exeter, age 74 years.[3]

1871 April 26th. Death of his wife Caroline of Priory Place.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 02 November 1815
  2. 1841 census
  3. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 01 February 1851
  4. Western Times - Friday 28 April 1871