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William George Blagden

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c.1840 Born in Hesthorp, Yorkshire, England.

1860 Partner in Hope Chemical Works. The company name was Carless, Blagden and Co.

1862 Set up his own merchant business - see Blagden Industries

c.1870 Left Carless, Blagden and Co.

1871 An American merchant, living in Camberwell with Malwina Blagden 32, Charlotte A Blagden 6, Victor Blagden 3, Halie C Blagden 1[1]

1881 A broker in chemicals, lived in Camberwell with his family[2]

1891 A chemical broker, employer[3]

1911 retired merchant living in Midhurst[4]

1928 Died in Petersfield[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1891 census
  4. 1911 censu
  5. national probate calendar