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Matthew Wheldon Aisbitt

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Matthew Wheldon Aisbitt (1850-1914), nautical surveyor and engineer

1850 Born the son of Matthew Aisbitt, a Ship Owner, and his wife Lucy.

1851 Living at Harton, Durham: Matthew W. Aisbitt with his parents and siblings.[1]

1881 Boarder at 49 Mount Stuart Square: M. W. Aisbitt (age 31 born South Shields), Marine Surveyor.

1884 Became a freemason at Windsor Lodge, Penarth. Naval architect.

1890 53 Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff

1891 Living at 23 Wordsworth Street, Roath, Cardiff: Matthew W. Aisbitt (age 40 born South Shields), Marine Surveyor and Employer. Single and with his two sisters.[2]

1891 Married at Tynemouth to Jane Blackland.[3]

1896 47 Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff.

1901 Living at 158 Newport Road, Roach, Cardiff: Matthew W. Aisbitt (age 51 born South Shields), Marine Surveyor and Consulting Engineer. With his wife and a daughter and two sons. Also his MIL.[4]

1911 Living at Tyrie, Brockweir, Chepstow: Matthew Wheldon Aisbitt (age 60 born Durham), Shipbuilder and Engineer. With his wife.[5]

1914 January Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1891 Census
  3. South Wales Daily News - Monday 29 August 1892
  4. 1901 Census
  5. 1911 Census