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John Flather (1831-1914)

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c.1831 Born in Sheffield, son of David Flather

1851 Assistant joiner's tool manufacturer lived in Sheffield with his parents[1]

1861 John Flather 30, joiner's tool manufacturer, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, with Mary H Flather 27, Mary A Flather 4, Helena Flather 1[2]

1881 Joiners Tool Manufacturer Employing 13 Men, 6 Boys, 4 Girls, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow with Mary H. Flather 47, Mary A. Flather 24, Helena Flather 21, Betsy Flather 14, John Flather 7[3]

1901 John Flather 70, joiner's tool manufacturer, employer, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow with Mary H Flather 67, Helena Flather 41, Betsey Flather 34, John Flather 27, Joiner's tool assistant and traveller[4]

1914 Died in Ecclesall Bierlow[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1901 census
  5. BMD