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James Wood Aston (1825-1873) of J. Wood Aston and Co
1825 James Wood was born son of Joseph Aston and his wife Ann (nee Wood); baptised in Stourbridge
1871 Living at Colley Lane, Cradley: James W. Aston (age 45 born Old Swinford, Worc.), Manufacturer of chains, Anvils, shovels, anchors etc. With his wife Caroline Aston (age 41 born Cradley) and their daughter Caroline Aston (age 16 born Old Swinford, Worc.). Two servants.
1873 July 5th. Estate of James Wood Aston, chain maker. Probate to his widow Caroline.