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Samuel William Worssam

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Samuel William Worssam (c1809-1869) of Samuel Worssam and Co

1809 Born in London, son of John and Ann Worssam[1]

Studied under Arthur Rigg at Chester College. [2]

1841 March 20th. Married at Lovell Warminster to Jane Jennette Smith

1851 An engineer, living in Chelsea, with Jennette Worssam 32, William Worssam 9, Charles Worssam 7, Eliza Worssam 5, Fara R Worssam 2[3]

1851 Samuel William Worssam (who appeared before Mr Commissioner Law) was known, sued, and committed as Samuel Worssam, formerly of Holland-street, Blackfriars-road, Surrey, Proprietor of Saw-mills, then of Bath, Somerset, Journeyman Engineer, then of Bathwich, Wiltshire, Engineer, then of Kingsland-road, Middlesex, Journeyman Engineer, then of Great Mitchell-street, Saint Luke's, Engineer, in partnership with George Worssam, as George Worsam and Co.[4]

1860 Joined I Mech E

1861 Living at 3/6 Kings Road, Chelsea: Samuel Worssam (age 52 born London), Engineer. With his wife Jannette Worssam (age 42 born Wilts.) and their children; William S. Worssam (age 18 born Mddx.), Engineer; Charles Worssam (age 16 born Mddx.); Eliza Worssam (age 14 born Mddx.); and Ellen Worssam (age 5 months born Mddx.). One servant.[5]

1869 May 24th. Died at Chelsea

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. The Engineer 1880/10/01
  3. 1851 census
  4. London Gazette 7 November 1851
  5. 1861 Census