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c.1821 Born in Barnstaple
1841 Shopkeeper's apprentice, living with James Bazeley and his family in Penwith, Redruth
1844 Ironmonger, 39 High St
1844 John Petter, of High Street, Barnstaple, brazier and tin-plate workers
1845 Married Eliza Bazeley in Redruth
1850 John Petter, of 68 High street, recorded under "Braziers and Tinners"
1861 Ironmonger and general smith, master employing 7 men and 8 boys, living in Barnstaple with Eliza Petter 38, Helen Petter 12, Eliza Petter 11
1881 Retired ironmonger, living in Westbury on Trim, with Eliza Petter 58, Eliza Petter 31, James B. Petter 34, his daughter in law Charlotte W. Petter 34, and grandson Francis W. Petter 2
1898 Died in Yeovil