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John Westacott

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John Westacott (1845- ) of William Westacott and Son

1845 Born at Barnstaple the son of William Westacott

1851 Living at Back Lane, Barnstaple: William Westacott (age 30 born Barnstaple), Ship Builder. With his wife Eliza Westacott (age 30 born Plympton) and the three sons William Westacott (age 8 born Barnstaple); John Westacott (age 6 born Barnstaple); and Samuel Westacott (age 1 born Barnstaple). One servant.[1]

1880 Birth of son Percy Westacott

1891 Living 1 Quay, Northam: John Westacott (age 46 born Barnstaple), Shipbuilder. With his wife Ellen Westacott (age 36 born Marwood) and their children Blanch Westacott (age 12 born Appledore); Percy Westacott (age 11 born Barnstaple); Gladys Westacott (age 5 born Appledore); and John Westacott (age 3 months born Appledore). One servant.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1891 Census