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1871 Living at Rose Street, Elland: Robert Dempster (age 42 born Scotland), Gas Engineer and Contractor employing 30 men and 5 boys. With his wife Elizabeth Dempster (age 45 born Scotland) and their six children; Robert Dempster (age 18 born Scotland), Engineer's Assistant; John Dempster (age 16 born Loudon, Surrey), Engineer's Assistant; Alexander Dempster (age 10 born Elland); Louisa Dempster (age 9 born Elland); Agnett Dempster (age 5 born Elland); and Albert A. Dempster (age 2 born Elland). One servant.