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John Ferrabee

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John Ferrabee ( -1853) of John Ferrabee and Sons

Married Esther

1818 Birth of James Ferrabee

1820 Birth of Henry Ferrabee

1822 Birth of son Edward

1827 Birth of son John Willoughby

1830 Birth of son Arnold

1832 Birth of daughter Hester Lucina. 1861 Married Henry Trevor of Plymouth. [1]

1835 Birth of daughter Caroline

1836 Patent. 'To John Ferrabee, of the Thrup, in the parish of Stroud, in the county of Gloucester, engineer, and Richard Clyburn, of the same place, engineer, for their invention of certain improvements in power-looms; sealed Jan. 21—six months for inrolment.'[2]

1853 Death of John Ferrabee at Bowbridge, formerly of Phoenix Iron Works aged 64. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Bristol Mercury, Saturday, September 7, 1861
  2. Morning Advertiser - Tuesday 02 February 1836
  3. The Bristol Mercury, Saturday, March 12, 1853