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James Philp

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James Philp (c1779-1859) of Philp and Whicker

1805 June 16th. Married at Westminster to Elizabeth Leeming and they had daughter Mary Ann Philip (1807-1862)

1851 Living at 48 Vincent Square, Westminster: James Philp (age 71 born Scotland), Cutler and Widower. With his daughter Mary A. Philp (age 44 born Westminster). Two servants.[1]

1859 November 15th. Died at 48 Vincent Square, Westminster, and of 67 St. James Street. Age 80.[2]

1863 Court case concerning his estate. Mentions a falling out with his daughter Ann Philp. 'The deceased had come from Scotland many years ago, and had prospered in his business'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. The Era - Sunday 20 November 1859 and Probate Records
  3. London Daily News - Thursday 04 June 1863