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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Thomas Blackwell

From Graces Guide

of Crosse and Blackwell

General

c1804 Born in Harrow

1835 Founder of Crosse and Blackwell

1851 Living at 21 York Terrace, Westminster (age 47 born Harrow), Italian Warehouseman. Living with wife Jane A. (age 49 born London) and children Samuel (age 9) plus two visitors and two servants. Living in next abode to Edmund Crosse [1]

1861 Living at 'Mr Blackwell's Mansion?', Harrow (age 57 born Harrow), Oilman employing 102 men, 16 boys, 84 women at Crosse and Blackwell, Soho Square, London. Living with wife Jane A. (age 59 born Marylebone) and children Thomas Francis (age 22 born St. Giles, Mddx), an Oilman, Emily E. (age 28), daughter-in-law, Charles E. (age 21 born St Annes, Mddx), Clerk at Colonial Broker, Samuel J. (age 19 born St. Annes, Mddx), Cherk in Merchant's Office, Charles R. (age 10 months, grandson) plus a Companion and three servants. [2]

1879 December 16th. Died

1870 Will proven. Mentions sons Thomas Francis and Samuel John, his brother Robert, Bertha Georgina Blackwell the widow of his late son Charles Edmund and their three daughters. [3]

Children

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. The Bristol Mercury and Daily Post, Friday, March 19, 1880