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William Greaves Blake

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Major William Greaves Blake (1833-1904) of Stephenson, Blake and Co

1833 January 26th. Born at Woodside, Pitsmoor, Sheffield, son of Thomas Blake

1841 Thos Blake 49, merchant, lived in Brightside, with Elizh Blake 45, Frances Blake 20, Ellen Blake 13, Mary Blake 13, Wm Blake 8[1]

1869 Married at Sheffield to Rebecca Jessop

1881 Living at Sharrow House, Sharrow Lane, Ecclesall Bierlow: William G. Blake (age 48 born Sheffield), Major of Militia and J. P. With his wife Rebecca Blake (age 31 born Sheffield) and their children Frances Blake (age 10 born Sheffield), Thomas Blake (age 9 born Sheffield), William G. Blake (age 7 born Sheffield), Robert Blake (age 5 born Sheffield), Caroline R. Blake (age 4 born Sheffield), and Philip J. Blake (age 1 born Sheffield). Five servants.[2]

1904 July 25th. Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1881 Census