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Reuben Hunt (1848-1898)

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of Aire and Calder Chemical Works, Castleford, near Normanton.

c.1848 Born in Stoke, Worcs., son of William Hunt, a chemist[1]

1851 William Hunt 43, soda maker, lived in Bromsgrove with Maria Hunt 43, Susanna Hunt 16, Edwin Hunt 14, James Hunt 8, Rubin Hunt 4, Thomas Hunt 2[2]

1869 A chemist, of Castleford, married Mary Ann Drake in Batley[3]

1881 Reuben Hunt 33, chemical manufacturer, lived in Pontefract with Mary Ann Hunt 33, Olive Hunt 10, Frank Hunt 7, Maude Hunt 5, Nelly Hunt 3, Annie Hunt 1[4]

1881 In charge of Hunt Brothers with his brother Frederick

1882 Joined I Mech E

1891 Reubin Hunt 43, chemical manufacturer, employer, lived in Castleford with Mary A Hunt 43, Frank Hunt 17, Maud Hunt 15, Nellie M Hunt 13, Ethel A Hunt 11, Glady A Hunt 1[5]

1898 Died in Pontefract, aged 50[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. in 1869
  2. 1851 census
  3. Parish records
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. BMD