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John Scanes

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John Scanes (c1787-1867)

1851 Living at St. Thomas, Exeter: John Scanes (age 64 born St. Thomas, Exeter), Retired Builder. With his wife Caroline and sister Rachel.[1]

1861 John Scanes of St. Thomas offers to build a block of free cottages on St. David's Hill at his own expense.[2]

1867 March 07th. Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Western Times - Saturday 07 September 1861