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John Ware (1806-1875) of Ware and Son
1851 Living at Paris Street, Exeter: John Ware (age 45 born Tavistock), Builder and Auctioneer. With his wife Ann Ware (age 48 born Exeter) and their six children; John Ware (age 21 born Exeter), Builder's Assistant; Lucy Ware (age 18 born Exeter); Ellen Ware (age 16 born Exeter); Charles Ware (age 13 born Exeter); George Ware (age 9 born Exeter); and Francis Ware (age 6 born Exeter).
1864 Mentioned. John Ware, Builder, Paris Street. On the death of William Dicker, the foreman for 27 years.
1872 March. Resigns as Alderman.
1872 April. Bankrupt due to failure of investments in mines.