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John Dempster

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of R. and J. Dempster

c1855 Born the son of Robert Dempster

1871 Living at Rose Street, Elland: Robert Dempster (age 42 born Scotland), Gas Engineer and Contractor employing 30 men and 5 boys. With his wife Elizabeth Dempster (age 45 born Scotland) and their six children; Robert Dempster (age 18 born Scotland), Engineer's Assistant; John Dempster (age 16 born Loudon, Surrey), Engineer's Assistant; Alexander Dempster (age 10 born Elland); Louisa Dempster (age 9 born Elland); Agnett Dempster (age 5 born Elland); and Albert A. Dempster (age 2 born Elland). One servant.[1]

1891 Living at Middleton Road, Crumpsall, Manchester: John Dempster (age 36 born Loudon, Surrey), Gas Engineer, Contractor and Employer. With his wife Mary E. Dempster (age 32 born Huddersfield) and their two children; Charles Dempster (age 9 born Elland); and Mabel Dempster (age 6 born Manchester). Three servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1891 Census