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Thomas Blake

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Thomas Blake of Thomas Blake and Sons

1792 Baptised in Sheffield son of Thomas and Sarah Blake[1]; their other children were James (baptised 1785), Sarah (baptised 1787; another baptised 1795), William ((baptised 1791), George (baptised 1800).

1816 Married Elizabeth Greaver in York

1836 Master Cutler

1841 Thos Blake 49, merchant, lived in Brightside, with Elizh Blake 45, Frances Blake 20, Ellen Blake 13, Mary Blake 13, Wm Blake 8[2]

1851 Thomas Blake 59, magistrate, gentleman, lived in Brightside with Elizabeth Blake 59, Ellen Blake 23, Mary Blake 23[3]

1861 Thomas Blake 69, retired merchant, lived in Croydon with Elizabeth Blake 69[4]

1868 Died in Norwood, Surrey[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Non conformist register
  2. 1841 census
  3. 1851 census
  4. 1861 census
  5. National probate calendar