Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,664 pages of information and 235,203 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William Hunt, Junior

From Graces Guide

1830 Born in Droitwich, son of William and Maria Hunt[1]

1850 Married Maria Noake in Stoke Priors

1851 William Hunt 21, bricklayer, lived in Droitwich with Maria Hunt 26[2]

1861 William Hunt 30, working chemist, lived in Tipton with Mara Hunt 37, Elizabeth Hunt 8, Edwin J Hunt 1[3]

1871 Manufacturing chemist, employing 120 men, lived in Wednesbury[4]

1875 of William Hunt and Sons, Alkali Works, Lea Brook, Wednesbury; and Aire and Calder Chemical Works, Castleford, near Normanton

1881 William Hunt 51 manufacturing chemist, employing 150 men and 12 boys, lived in West Bromwich with Maria Hunt 56, Edwin Jas. Hunt 21 , assistant chemist, Thomas W. Hunt 19, clerk, close to Edwin Hunt[5]

1885 of Alkali Works, Lea Brook, Wednesbury and Aire and Calder Chemical Works, Castleford, near Normanton.

1891 William Hunt, 61, chemical manufacturer, lived in Wednesbury with Elizabeth Hunt 52, Thomas W Hunt 29, chemical manufacturer, Alice E Hunt 25, Murriel H Hunt 4; lived next door to Edwin Hunt, chemical manufacturer[6]

1911 William Hunt 81, living on private means in Wednesbury with Elizabeth Hunt 62, Muriel Hampton Hunt 24[7]

1918 Died in Wednesbury; one of the executors was Edwin James Hunt, chemical manufacturer[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1881 census
  6. 1891 census
  7. 1911 census
  8. National probate calender