Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

James Watt Boulton

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James Watt Boulton (c1858-1923)

c1858 Born the son of Isaac Watt Boulton

1861 Living at Moss Street, Ashton-under-Lyne: Isaac W. Boulton (age 36 born Stockport), Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Ann Boulton (age 36 born Preston Brook) and their five children; Thomas Boulton (age 16 born Manchester), William Boulton (age 11 born Ashton), Helena Boulton (age 7 born Ashton), Percy H. Boulton (age 5 born Ashton) and James Boulton (age 3 born Ashton). One servant. [1]

1881 Living at Stamford House, Manchester Road, Ashton-under-Lyne: Isaac Watt Boulton (age 57 born Stockport), Mechanical Engineer, Widower. Living with son James W. Boulton (age 22), Mechanical Engineer; daughter-in-law Helena B. (age 18); son John J. (age 16); son Harold W. (age 14); sister-in-law Sarah Rassbottom (age 47), Unmarried. One servant. [2]

1898 - 1900 Experimental launch. Boat is 16 ft long, 4 ft 6 beam and the engine is a tandem compound. For more details see The Engineer 1900/06/15.

1901 Boarder at 6 Dee Villas, Chester: James W. Boulton (age 41 born Ashton-under-Lyne), Steam Engine Maker - Single.[3]

1923 January 14th. Died. Of 8 Manchester Road, Cheadle. Probate to his widow Charlotte Ann Boulton.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1901 Census