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Samuel Jackson of Spear and Jackson
c.1798 Born in Sheffield, son of Robert and Mary Jackson
He made several visit to the Continent and the USA to find out how well manufacturing industry was performing and the likely state of competition.
1831 Married Encorah Stead
1833 Asked to testify before the Select Committee on Commerce, Manufactures and Shipping
1841 Samuel Jackson 40, lived in Attercliffe, with Encorah Jackson 30, Mary Jackson 6, Walter Jackson 5, Helena Jackson 3, Hubert Jackson 10 Months
Ceased to be involved in public affairs, leaving such matters to his brother Alderman Jackson.
1851 Samuel Jackson 52, hardware merchant and manufacturer, lived in Attercliffe, with Encorah Jackson 40, Joseph B Jackson 22, hardware merchant's clerk, William A Jackson 17, hardware merchant's clerk, Mary E Jackson 16, Sarah Jackson 8, Samuel Jackson 5, Robert Jackson 4, Evelyn Jackson 2, Bernd Arthur Jackson 10 Months
1861 Samuel Jackson 62, merchant and hacksaw manufacturer, employing 251 workmen, lived in Attercliffe, with Eunriah Jackson 60, Mary E Jackson 26, Walter Jackson 24, commercial clerk, Helena Jackson 23, Cora Jackson 18, Samuel Jackson 15, Bernard Jackson 10, Edgar Jackson 8
1867 Died. Obituary.
1871 Encorah Jackson (age 600, living on interest in Attercliffe, with Helena Jackson (age 31), Cora Jackson (age 28), Robert Jackson (age 24), clerk, Evely Jackson (age 22), Bernard A. Jackson (age 20), no occupation.
1881 Eucorah Jackson 70, lived in Attercliffe, with Helena Jackson 42, Cora Jackson 38, Bernard A. Jackson 30