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Thomas Vaughan Morgan

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c.1823 Born in Glasbury, Brecon, son of Thomas Morgan, hostel keeper of Abergavenny[1]

1841 Book keeper, living in Abergavenny with his father

1851 Thos V Morgan 27, ... Merchant, Hotel Keeper, farmer, lived in Abergavenny with Jas Morgan 23, V V Morgan 13, E V Morgan 12[2]

1855 Establishment of Morgan Brothers, bankers and merchants

1856 Started publishing business with his 5 brothers - see Morgan Brothers (Publishers)

1861 Thos V Morgan 37, merchant and crucible manufacturer, lived in Chelsea with Walter V Morgan 29, Edwd V Morgan 22 [3]

1868 Was a shareholder in South Kensington Hotel Co Ltd which was put into liquidation[4]

1885 A merchant when he married Eliza Esther Herbert in Chelsea; his father (deceased) was a wool-stapler[5]

1885 of Chelsea, died in Torquay[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. The London Gazette 3 March 1868
  5. Parish record
  6. National Probate calendar