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John Petrie (1819-1899)

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John Petrie, Junior (1819-1899)

1819 Born in Rochdale, son of John Petrie, iron founder, and Ellen Petrie

1826 Baptised in Rochdale[1]

1845 Married Eunice Burford[2]

1851 Ironmonger and iron merchant employing 13 persons, lived in Castelton with Eunice Petrie 26, Ruth Petrie 4, Edward Petrie 2, James Petrie 1[3]

1860 Eunice died[4]

1861 John Petrie 41, ironmonger and machinist, employing 29 men and 10 boys, lived in Castelton with Ruth Petrie 14, Edward B Petrie 12, James B Petrie 11, Sarah Petrie 9, John Petrie 7, Frederic W Petrie 5, Eunice Petrie 3[5]

1861 Married Jane Stocks Shaw in Huddersfield[6]

1862 Patent on Machinery for Blowing and Exhausting Air

1871 John Petrie 51, ironmonger, Jane Stocks Petrie 43, Ruth Petrie 24, James Bury Petrie 21, chemist manufacturer, Sarah Petrie 19, Jane Shaw Petrie 7, Emily Shaw Petrie 4[7]

1881 Machinist and ironmonger; as machinist employing 90 men and 10 boys; as ironmonger employing 18 men and 5 boys, lived in Rochdale with Jane J. Petrie 53, Frederick W. Petrie 25, machinist, Eunice Petrie 23, Jane S. Petrie 17[8]

1899 Died in Southport[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. Parish records
  2. BMD
  3. 1851 census
  4. BMD
  5. 1861 census
  6. BMD
  7. 1871 census
  8. 1881 census
  9. National Probate Calendar