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William Ormiston Callender

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William Ormiston Callender (1827–1908), founder of Callenders Cable and Construction Co

1827 Born in South Leith, Midlothian.[1]

1841 Thomas Collender (sic) 43, lived in Paisley with Margret Collender 43, Isabella Henderso 18, Thomas Callender 16, William Ormiston Callender 13, James Callender 12, David Callender 10, Miron Baldada Callender 8, Margret Callender 5, Mary Callender 3, Alex Callender 1 Mo[2]

1851 Thomas Calender 52, tobacco importer, hide & leather factor, general commission agent, lived in Glasgow, with Margt Calender 53, William O Calender, merchant's clerk, 23, James Calender 21, Marrion B Calender 17, Margaret Calender 14, Mary Calender 13, Alexander Calender 2[3]

1861 William C Callender, commission merchant in leather, 33, lived in Govan with Jean Calender 27, Thomas O Calender 5, Henrietta K Calender 3, William M Calender 2, Jeanie Calender 11 Months[4]

1881 William Callender patented vulcanized bitumen (which his son William had developed)

1881 Bitumen Manufacturer Employing 20 Hands, lived in Hammersmith, with Jane Collender 53, Thomas O. Collender, bitumen manufacturer 25, Henrietta K. Collender 23, William M. Collender, bitumen manufacturer 22, Jeanie Collender 20, George M. Collender, clerk 19, James O. Collender 17, Frank Collender 16, Catherine M. Collender 15, Margaret O. Collender 13, Louisa M. Collender 12[5]

1891 William O Callender, 63, retired merchant "electrical cables", lived in Richmond, Surrey, with Jane Callender 63, Jeanie Callender 30, Louisa M Callender 22[6]

1901 William D Callender 73, retired manufacturer of electric cables, lived in Bournemouth, with Jane Callender 73, Jeanie Callender 40, Margaret D Callender 33[7]

1908 Died in Christchurch[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1841 census
  3. 1851 census
  4. 1861 census
  5. 1881 census
  6. 1891 census
  7. 1901 census
  8. BMD