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John Lawrence

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John Lawrence (1807-1901), iron master and merchant

This person was also recorded in The Engineer as J. H. Laurance on his death.

c.1807 Born[1] in Llantawmen, Monmouthshire[2]

1841 John Lawrance 32, agent, lived in Pontypool with Adelaide Lawrance 30, John .. Lawrance 10 Months[3]

1851 John Lawrence 43, merchant, lived in Caerleon with Adelaide Lawrence 42, Robert Lawrence 5, Adelaide Lawrence 3, Granville Lawrence 8 Months[4]

1859 Richard Steven Roper entered into partnership with Mr. John Lawrence, of the Cwmbran Iron Works, Monmouthshire.

1861 John Lawrence 52, iron merchant, lived in Caerwent, Chepstow, with Adelaide Lucy Lawrence 51, John Lawrence 21, Fredk Lawrence 17, Robert Lawrence 15, Adelaide France Lawrence 13, Maria Lucy Lawrence 8[5]

1871 John Lawrence 60, iron master and landowner, lived in Chepstow with Adelaide I Lawrence 59, Maria L Lawrence 18[6]

1881 John Lawrence 72, J.P. and D. L., lived in Chepstow with Adelaide Lawrence 71, Robert Lawrence 37[7]

1901 John Lawrence 93, living on own means with his grand-daughter Eva Lawrence 36[8]

1901 Died in Caerleon; Arthur Lawrence, civil engineer, was his executor[9] (presumably Arthur, a mining engineer, was a nephew).

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1841 census
  4. 1851 census
  5. 1861 census
  6. 1871 census
  7. 1881 census
  8. 1901 census
  9. BMD