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Thomas Lefevre

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Thomas Lefevre (c1817-1880), Civil Engineer of Norwich

1854. Premises for sale. 'To Engineers, Smiths, and others. To be disposed of, a shop in the above line, where excellent business has been carried for the last 14 years; the Machinery and Tools, which comprise capital two-horse-power Steam Engine, Punching and Boring Machines, Lathe with all the recent improvements, Forges, Bellows, Anvils, and all the requisites for the above business, to be taken at valuation. The premises are well adapted for Boiler Making. For particulars apply to Mr. Thomas Lefevre, Shoulder of Mutton Yard, St. Stephen's, or to Mr. Dennis Barnard, Castle Street, Norwich.'[1]

1861 Living at Shoulder Mutton Yard, Norwich: Thomas Lefevre (age 44 born Norwich), Civil Engineer. With his wife Charlotte Lefevre (age 43 born Norwich) and their three children; William Lefevre (age 23 born Norwich), Civil Engineer; Helena Lefevre (age 14 born Norwich); and Edwin Lefevre (age 7 born Norwich).[2]

1880 September 9th. Died.[3] Inquest into his death by drowning.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Norwich Mercury - Saturday 10 June 1854
  2. 1861 Census
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:2 December 1884 Issue:25419 Page:5621
  4. Norwich Mercury - Wednesday 15 September 1880