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Thomas Crook

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c.1820 Born in Liverpool, son of Richard Sudhurst Crook and his wife Mary Crompton Crook [1]

1851 An engineer, living in Great Bolton with his aunt, Elizabeth Rothwell 64 and her niece, Sarah Howard 36[2].

1861 An engineer and iron founder, living in Little Bolton, with Annie Crook 27, Thomas A Crook 3[3]

1875 Liquidation by Arrangement instituted by Thomas Crook, of Chorley New-road, Bolton, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer and Iron Founder, and trading at the Union Foundry, Blackhorse-street, and at the Boiler Works, in Gas-street, both in Bolton aforesaid, under the style or firm of Rothwell and Co.[4]

1881 Civil engineer, living in West Ham, with Annie Crook 48, Thomas A. Crook 23[5]

1891 Living on own means, in Camberwell, with Annie Crook 58, Thomas A Crook 33, Ada M Crook 27[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. London Gazette 26 October 1875
  5. 1881 census
  6. 1891 census