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Jonas Woodhead (1831-1913)

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Jonas Woodhead (c1831-1913) of Jonas Woodhead and Sons

c1831 Born at Bradford the son of William Woodhead, a File Maker, and his wife -

1851 Married at Bradford to Emma Unwin

1871 Living at 2 Claremont Terrace, Horton, Bradford: Jonas Woodhead (age 40 born North Bierley, Yorkshire), File and Coach Spring Maker employing 10 Men and 5 Boys. With his wife Emma Woodhead (age 41 born Ripon) and their nine children; George Woodhead (age 17 born Horton), Clerk File and Spring Works; Elizabeth Woodhead (age 15 born Horton); William H Woodhead (age 12 born Horton); Frank Woodhead (age 9 born Horton); Thomas Woodhead (age 7 born Horton); Maria Woodhead (age 5 born Horton); Emily Woodhead (age 4 born Horton); Annie Woodhead (age 2 born Horton); John Alfred Woodhead (age 8 Months born Horton). [1]

1881 Living at 7 Easby Road, Horton, Bradford: Jonas Woodhead (age 50 born North Bierley, near Bradford), Master File and Carriage Spring (Maker Employing 22 Men and 4 Boys). With his wife Emma Woodhead (age 51 born Ripon) and their seven children; Elizabeth Woodhead (age 25 born Bradford); William H. Woodhead (age 22 born Bradford), Spring Maker; Frank Woodhead (age 19 born Bradford), Spring Maker; Thomas Woodhead (age 17 born Bradford), Spring Maker; Emily Woodhead (age 14 born Bradford); Annie Woodhead (age 12 born Bradford); and John A. Woodhead (age 10 born Bradford).[2]

1911 Living at Newport House, Cardigan Road, Headingley, Leeds: Frank Woodhead (age 49 born Bradford), Axle and Spring Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife Clara Louise Woodhead (age 39 born Bradford), and their two children; Freda Eunice Woodhead (age 10 born Weeton, Yks.); and Madeleine Constance Mary Woodhead (age 5 born Leeds). Also his widowed father Jonas Woodhead (age 80 born Bradford), Axle and Spring Manufacturer and Employer. Also three servants.[3]

1913 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1911 Census