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James Wilder (1823-1900)

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1823 Born in Reading[1], son of James Wilder, iron founder, and his wife Mary.

1851 James Wilder 61, ironfounder, master, employing 30 men, lived in Reading with Mary Wilder 56, James Wilder 27, iron founder, John Wilder 25, ironfounder, Mary Wilder 23[2]

James Wilder took his 2 sons, James and John, into partnership at Yield Hall Foundry, Reading

1861 James Wilder 37, engineer and ironfounder, lived in Reading with his brother John Wilder 35, engineer and ironfounder[3]

1871 James Wilder 47, ironfounder, lived in Belgrave, London, with Elizabeth R Wilder 38[4]

1881 James Wilder 57, engineer, lived in Belgrave, London with Elizabeth R. Wilder 50[5]

1900 Died in London[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1881 census
  6. BMD