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c1867 Born the son of James Noah Paxman
1871 Living with his father in Colchestre 
1881 A pupil boarder at Linton Hose School, Crouch Street, Colchester (age 14 born Colchester) 
1890 William Paxman, joins his father in the business of Davey, Paxman and Co
1893 Marriage to Mildred Evelyn Barker at Birkenhead 
1894 Becomes a partner in the firm.