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Timothy Abraham Curtis

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1786 Born in England [1], son of Sir William Curtis, one time Lord Mayor of London and maker of ships' biscuits.

1809 Married Harriett Margaret Green in Wanstead[2]

1810 Birth of son, William in Wanstead[3]

1823 Birth of daughter Frances Moreton Curtis; baptized in Enfield[4]

c.1826 Birth of son Alfred John[5][6]

1828 A Director of the Bank of England[7]

c1829 Birth of daughter, Annette[8]

c1834 Residence: Southgate, London; owned property in Sneaton, Yorks[9]

1835 Birth of daughter, Sophia in Wanstead[10]

1840 Timothy Abraham Curtis owned a house in Southgate[11]

1841 Harriett Curtis 50, of independent means, lived in Edmonton with Frances Curtis 15, Arthur Curtis 15, Annette Curtis 12[12]

1842 Timothy Abraham Curtis of Liverpool, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.[13]

1842 Timothy Abraham Curtis owned property in Southgate, London[14]

1842 Member of Bury, Curtis and Kennedy

1843 Iron founder of 10 Shaw Street, Liverpool (Bury, Curtis and Kennedy)[15]

At some point Curtis and his partners joined with John Vernon in Thomas Vernon and Co

1847 Harriett Margaret Curtis died in West Derby[16]

1849 Dissolution of the Partnership formerly existing between Edward Bury, Timothy Abraham Curtis, James Kennedy, and John Vernon, under the firm of Thomas Vernon and Co., in and near Liverpool, as Iron Ship Builders, Boilermakers, and Smiths, which ceased on the 31st March[17]

1850 Timothy Abraham Curtis retired from Bury, Curtis and Kennedy[18]

1850 His daughter, Frances, died in Shaw Street, Liverpool[19]

1851 Timothy Abraham Curtis (son of Sir William Sr. Curtis) married Frances Pitt Brown in Melling (Near Hornby), Lancaster[20]

1851 Timothy A. Curtis, cotton manufacturer, visited Edinburgh[21]

1857 Flax spinner of Aberdeen, died in Woodstock, Oxon[22][23]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. BMD
  3. Parish records
  4. Parish records
  5. 1841 census
  6. 1849 British Naval Biographical Dictionary
  7. Pigot's Directory 1828-9
  8. 1871 census
  9. Electoral register
  10. 1871 census
  11. London, electoral register
  12. 1841 census
  13. 1842 Institution of Civil Engineers
  14. Electoral register
  15. Gore's Directory of Liverpool, 1843
  16. BMD
  17. London Gazette 11 May 1849
  18. London Gazette 22 March 1850.
  19. National Probate Calendar
  20. England Select Marriages
  21. 1851 census
  22. BMD
  23. National Probate Calendar