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Walter Eddison

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Walter Eddison (c1846-1903) of the of Eddison and Noddings and the Oxfordshire Steam Ploughing Co

c.1846 Born in Headingley, son of Edwin Eddison

1861 Edwin Eddison 55, solicitor and farmer, employer, lived in Hunslet, Leeds with Hannah M Eddison 51, Hannah Eddison 27, Robert Wm Eddison 25, farmer, Walter Eddison 15, Octavius Eddison 11[1]

1868 Went into business with Richard Noddings - Eddison and Noddings

1871 Hannah M Eddison 61, widow, lived in Horsforth, Yorks with Frederic Eddison 34, Walter Eddison 25, Steam plough proprietor, Octavius Eddison 21[2]

1875 An engineer, of Iffley, married Ellen Catherine Cowper in Banbury[3]

1879 Steam plough proprietor, lived in Wendling, Norfolk[4]

1881 Walter Eddison 25, Steam plough proprietor was a visitor in East Dereham, Norfolk[5]

1888 Dissolution of the Partnership between Walter Eddison and John Edwin Eddison, carrying on business at Rowley, in the county of Oxford, as Proprietors of Steam Ploughing and Cultivating Machinery and Machinery Agents, under the style or firm of Walter Eddison and Co. and the Oxfordshire Steam Ploughing Co.[6]

1891 Walter Eddison 41, engineer, employee, was boarding in Hackney; Ellen Eddison was visiting Oxford[7]

1901 Walter Eddison 55, farmer, employer, lived in Colbury, Hants, with Ellen C Eddison 52, Winifred Thange 25, Dorothy Eddison 19, Walter H Eddison 23[8]

1903 Died in the New Forest district[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. Parish records
  4. Directory
  5. 1881 census
  6. London Gazette 4 May 1888
  7. 1891 census
  8. 1901 census
  9. BMD