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Spencer Henry Bickham (1840-1933)

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Spencer Henry Bickham (1840-1933) of Horsfall and Bickham and Bickham, Pownall and Son

1840 November 15th. Born in Manchester the son of Spencer Henry Bickham (1813-1886) and his wife Henrietta

1851 Living at Grose Hill, West Side, Bowdon, Wilmslow: Spencer H. Bickham (age 38 born London), Silk Manufacturer. With his wife Henrietta Bickham (age 31 born Manchester) and their four children; Spencer H. Bickham (age 10 born Manchester); Alfred E. Bickham (age 8 born Manchester); Henrietta S. Bickham (age 5 born Manchester); and Alice G. Bickham (age 1 born Bowdon). Four servants.[1]

1861 Silk manufacturer, living in Bowdon, with Spencer H Bickham 48, silk manufacturer, Henrietta Bickham 41, Alfred E Bickham 18, Henrietta Bickham 15, Alice G Bickham 11, Ernest A Bickham 9, Eva M Bickham 7, Helen C Bickham 1[2]

1865 Married Emmeline Horsfall[3] in Dunham Massey, Cheshire

1871 Cotton card manufacturer, employing 71 workpeople, living in Bowdon with Emmeline Bickham 31, Murriel Bickham 5, Mary M Bickham 3, Constance Bickham 1, George W Bickham 8 Months[4]

1891 Living on own means; visited his mother Henrietta Bickham 71 in Altrincham, and his siblings Ernest Arthur Bickham 39, Helen Constance Bickham 31[5]

1895 Married Charlotte Maria Dallaway in Westminster[6]

1901 Living on own means in Ledbury with Charlotte M Bickham 47, Constance Bickham 31, Henrietta Bickham 27, Hilda Bickham 25[7]

1911 Retired Cotton Spinning Machinery Maker, living in Ledbury with Charlotte Marian Bickham 59, Constance Bickham 41[8]

1933 Died in Ledbury[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 census
  3. Belfast Newsletter 28 Mar 1865
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. BMD
  7. 1901 census
  8. 1911 census
  9. BMD