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John Josiah Garton

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John Josiah Garton (c1824-1891) of Garton and King

c1824 Born in Exeter the son of John Garton and his wife Mary A. Williams

1861 Living at 190 High Street, Exeter: John Garton (age 66 born Shoreditch), Ironmonger and Manufacturer employing 87 men in all its branches; Widower. With his son John J. Garton (age 37 born Exeter), engaged in the firm. Also his daughter-in-law Elizabeth Garton (age 30 born Dawlish) and his two grand-daughters Maria E. Garton (age 8 born Exeter) and Ellen F. Garton (age 6 born Exeter). One servant.[1]

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  1. 1861 Census