William Shead of Berechurch Brickyard, Colchester
Brick, Tile and Pipe manufacturer
'The brickworks dates to the 1880's and 1890's and was operated by William Shead. William Shead lived at Friday Wood House, Berechurch which is about half a mile east north east of the brickworks. He was also a builder and later a farmer at Park Farm, Berechurch.'
The site is now Berechurch Poultry Farm/Kingsford Business Centre.
1881 Married at Colchester to Harriett Evans
1887 William Shead, Junior
Sources of Information
- 1891 Census
- 1901 census
- 1911 census