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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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 Shead

From Graces Guide
1887.

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

1891 Living at Park Farm House, Berechurch: William Shead (age 31 born Colchester), Road Surveyor. With his wife Harriett, two sons and two daughters.[1]

1901 Living at Park Farm House, Berechurch: William Shead (age 40 born Colchester), Road Surveyor. With his wife Harriett, one son and two daughters.[2]

1911 Living at 17 Wellesley Road, Colchester: William Shead (age 50 born Colchester), Road Surveyor - County Council. With his wife Harriett, one son and one daughter.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1901 census
  3. 1911 census