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John Stephenson (1791-1864)

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Type founder of Sheffield

c1791 Born

1825 Partner in Blake, Garnett and Co when it was dissolved

Continued as Stephenson, Blake and Co

1841 John Stephenson 50, type founder, lived in Sheffield West with Henry Stephenson 14[1]

1861 John Stevenson 70, type founder, employing 100 hands, and Henry Stevenson 34, type founder, employing 100 hands, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow[2]

1864 Died in Sheffield

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1861 census