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Thomas Balmforth

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Thomas Balmforth (c1838-1906) of T. Balmforth and Co

1881 Living at 4 Mill Street, Luton: Thomas Balmforth (age 43 born Marsden, Yorkshire), Engineer and Boiler maker. With his wife Harriet Balmforth (age 40 born Newark, Notts.) and their adopted daughter Louisa Schofield (age 12 born Leeds). Also an apprentice Joseph Clark (age 20 born Great Hadam). Also a boarder.[1]

1901 Living at Wynberg, Clarence Road, St. Albans, Herts: Thomas Balmforth (age 63 born Marsden, Yorkshire), Boiler Maker - Employer. With his wife Harriett C, Balmforth (age 60 born Newark). One Visitor and one servant.[2]

1906 March 7th. Died age 68. Buried in Huddersfield - 'his native place.'[3][4][5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. Luton Times and Advertiser - Friday 25 January 1907
  4. Luton Times and Advertiser - Friday 09 March 1906
  5. Luton Times and Advertiser - Friday 16 March 1906