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Samuel Corbett

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Samuel Corbett (1819-1885) of Samuel Corbett and Son

1819 December 8th. Born the son of Richard Corbett (1780-1847) and his wife Mary Brown (1782-1857)

Married Elizabeth Wycherley

1840 Birth of son William Corbett

1841 Listed as a Whitesmith with his wife and son.[1]

c1844 Birth of son Thomas Corbett

c1847 Birth of daughter Mary A. Corbett

c1855 Birth of son George Wycherley Corbett

c1858 Birth of son Walter Richard Corbett

1861 Living at Park Street, Wellington, Shropshire: Samuel Corbett (age 41 born Wellington), Beerseller and Agricultural Implement Maker employing 14 men and 5 boys. With his wife Elizabeth Corbett (age 42 born Wellington) and their five children William Corbett (age 20 born Wellington), Blacksmith; Thomas Corbett (age 17 born Wellington), Blacksmith; Mary A. Corbett (age 14 born Wellington); George W. Corbett (age 6 born Wellington); and Walter R. Corbett (age 3 born Wellington). [2]

1871 Living at Park Street, Wellington, Shropshire: Samuel Corbett (age 51 born Wellington), Engineer employing 25 men and boys. With his wife Elizabeth Corbett (age 52 born Wellington) and their three sons.[3]

1881 Living at Park Street, Wellington, Shropshire: Samuel Corbett (age 61 born Wellington), Ironfounder Employs 22 Men and 8 Boys. With his wife Elizabeth Corbett (age 62 born Wellington). Also their grand-daughter.[4]

1885 February 21st. Died

1885 April 22nd. Probate. Proved by William Corbett of Wellington, Agricultural Implement Manufacturer, Thomas Corbett of Shrewsbury, Agricultural Implement Manufacturer, George Wychley Corbett of f Wellington, Agricultural Implement Manufacturer, and Walter Richard Corbett of Wellington, Printer.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. 1871 Census
  4. 1881 Census