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William Henry Dorman

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c.1834 Born in Stafford

1860s living in Sweden

1871 William H Dorman, 37, civil engineer, living in Stone, with his wife Eliza Dorman 40, children George E Dorman 6, John E. Dorman 5, Catherine S Dorman 4, Mabel W Dorman 2, Jane S Dorman 1, Lucy M Dorman 3 Months[1]

1891 William H Dorman age 57, engineer in shoe and knitting machinery, living in Stafford with his wife Elisa 61, and children Mabel W Dorman 22, Jane S Dorman 21, Lucy M Dorman 20[2]

1895-1900 More than 50 patents concerning machinery for making boots and shoes, some of which were acquired by British United Shoe Machinery Co[3]

Post-1900 Several more patents for shoe making machinery in conjunction with W. H. Dorman and Co

1908 Patent for improvement in printing machinery

1911 William H Dorman, widower, a general engineer and employer, was living in Stafford with his daughter Katherine Lingwood (nee Dorman) and grand-daughter[4]

1911 Walter Haddon and Ivor L. James became joint managing directors of W. H. Dorman and Co[5]

1914 of Cookley, Worcester, patent for improvement in motor cars

1926 Died Stafford[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. 1891 census
  3. The Times, Jul 19, 1906
  4. 1911 census
  5. The Times, May 09, 1921
  6. National Probate Calendar