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John Dove Ellson

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c.1833 Born in Tooting[1]

1851 John D Ellson 18, ship broker's clerk, lived with his uncle in Walworth[2]

Presumably involved in Richardson, Slade and Ellson

1871 John Dove Ellson 38, metal worker, lived in Walworth, Southwark, with Elizh Ellson 40, Elizh Ann Ellson 12, Walter John Ellson 7m Jessie Louisa Ellson 5, Alice Sarah Ellson 3, and his sisters Louisa Soble Ellson 32, Eliza Gladwin Ellson 27, Jane Ann Ellson 12[3]

1881 John D. Ellson 40, Manufacturer of Cast Metal Work & Bicycles & Tricycles, Employing 45 Men & 20 Boys, lived in Foleshill, Warwickshire, with Elizabeth Ellson 51, Elizabeth A. Ellson 22, Walter J. Ellson 17, Jessie L. Ellson 15, Allice S.K. Ellson 13[4]

1884 Left the business of Richardson and Ellson

1891 John D Ellson 58, art metal worker was visiting John E Bignall 41 in New Malden, Surrey[5]

1899 John Dove Ellson of High-street, Wollaaton, Stourbridge in the county of Worcester was the Secretary of the British Lens and Glass Co Limited and was appointed its Liquidator[6]

1904 of 80 High Street, Wollaston, Stourbridge[7]

1911 John Dove Ellson 78, retired art metal worker, widowed, lived in Lambeth with Elizabeth Ann Ellson 52, Alice Sarah Kemp Ellson 43[8]

1920 Died in Lambeth[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. London Gazette 14 July 1899
  7. 1904 Kelly's Directory of Worcestershire
  8. 1911 census
  9. BMD