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Thomas Burch Ford

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Thomas Burch Ford (c1818-1892) of T. B. Ford, paper manufacturer

c1859 Birth of son Frederick Thomas Ford

1851 Listed at Thatcham as a Solicitor's Managing Clerk.[1]

1861 Living at Loudwater, Bucks: Thomas B. Ford (age 43 born Reading), Blotting Paper Manufacturer. With his wife Elizabeth Ford (age 34 born Rooksbury, Hants) and their four children; Mary Ann Ford (age 9 born Thatcham); Fanny Ford (age 8 born Reading); Ada Helen Ford (age 3 born Harborne, Bucks.); and Frederic Thos. Ford (age 2 born Loudwater). One servant.[2]

1881 Living at London Road, Wycombe: Thomas B. Ford (age 63 born Reading), Paper Manufacturer Employing 42 Men, 6 Boys, and 63 Women. With his wife Elizabeth Ford (age 54 born Rooksbury, Hants) and their four children; Mary Anne Ford (age 29 born Thatcham, Berks); Ada Helen Ford (age 23 born Thatcham, Berks); Frederick T. Ford (age 22 born Loudwater); and Agnes J. Ford (age 17 born Loudwater). Three servants.[3]

1892 January 5th. Died, of Loudwater. Probate to his widow Elizabeth.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. 1881 Census