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Thomas Peckett

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of Peckett and Sons

c1835 Born at Wakefield the son of George Peckett, a Millwright, and his wife Annis

1841 Living at Garden Street, Wakefield (age 7). With George (age 30), Millwright; Annis (age 30); Rosetta (age 9); Mary (age 4) and George (age 1) [1]

1851 Living at 87 Travis Street, Manchester (age 16 born Wakefield), a Millwright (Ap.). With his mother Annis (age 45 born Hemsell, Yorkshire) and his siblings Rosetta (age 18 born Wakefield), Mary Ann (age 13 born Wakefield), Arthur (age 4 born Manchester) and Elizabeth (age 1 born Manchester) [2]

1861 Living at 192 Rochdale Street, Manchester (age 26 born Wakefield), a Druggist. With his wife Abigail (age 24 born Manchester) and their children

1871 Living at 47 Hampden Street, Ardwick, Manchester (age 36 born Wakefield), Manager of Railway Wagon Works. With his wife Abigail (age 34 born Manchester) and their children

  • George T. (age 13 born Bolton),
  • John F. (age 9 born Manchester),
  • Thomas (age 8 born Manchester),
  • Rosetta (age 7 born Manchester),
  • Annie (age 5 born Manchester),
  • Elizabeth (age 3 born Manchester),
  • Leonard (age 1 born Fairfield) and
  • Amy (age 3 Months born Openshaw).

1881 Living at Crofts End, Bristol St. George (age 46 born Wakefield), Mechanical Engineer Master. With his wife Abigail (age 43 born Bolton) and their children

  • George T. (age 23 born Manchester), Manager;
  • John F. (age 19 born Manchester), Draughtsman;
  • Thomas (age 18 born Manchester), Iron Moulder;
  • Rosetta O. (age 17 born Manchester),
  • Annie (age 15 born Manchester),
  • Elizabeth (age 13 born Manchester),
  • Leonard (age 11 born Manchester),
  • Amy (age 9 born Manchester),
  • Arthur (age 7 born Leeds),
  • Louis H. (age 6 born Ebbw Vale) and
  • Frank (age 2 born Manchester). [4]

1891 January 14th. Marries Annie, widow of the late James Derham of Sneyd Park, Bristol [5]

1891 Living at Hyde Lodge, Westbury, Glos. (age 56 born Wakefield), Locomotive Engine Builder and Employer. With his wife Annie (age 44 born Illogan) and their children

  • George (age 33 born Bolton), Locomotive Engine Builder and Employer;
  • Tom (age 28 born Manchester), Locomotive Engine Builder and Employer;
  • Rosetta (age 26 born Manchester);
  • Annie (age 24 born Manchester);
  • Elizabeth (age 23 born Manchester);
  • Leonard (age 21 born Manchester), Fireman Locomotive Boilermaker;
  • Amy (age 20 born Manchester);
  • Arthur (age 18 born Leeds), Locomotive Draughtsman;
  • Louis (age 16 born Ebbw Vale); and Frank (age 12 born Manchester).
  • and three servants. [6]

1891 June 26th. Death at Boulogne. Of Hyde Lodge, Durdham Downs and of the Atlas Engine Works, and late of Manchester. Age 57. [7]

Also has son Wilfred

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 Census
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 Census
  4. 1881 Census
  5. The Bristol Mercury and Daily Post, Saturday, January 17, 1891
  6. 1891 Census
  7. Manchester Times, Friday, June 26, 1891