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William Shoolbred

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c.1796 Born in Scotland

1833 Woollen draper, tailor and hatter, in Dudley St, Wolverhampton[1]1833 Bridgen's Directory of the Borough of Wolverhampton</ref>

1839 Living in Penn Road, Wolverhampton; his tenant was Edward Perry[2]

1839 Dissolution of the partnership with Edward Perry of Wolverhampton, as Japanners and Tin-Plate Workers[3]

1840 Acquired Charles Mander's japanning business; brought Henry Loveridge into the business (possibly into a partnership)[4]

1841 Draper and tailor, living in Wolverhampton, with John Shoolbread 20[5]

1848 Moved the japanning business of Loveridge and Shoolbred from St. Johns Street to Merridale Works in Merridale Street.

1851 Japaner and tin plate worker, living in Bushbury, with Winefred Shoolbred 55[6]

1860 Sold the Japanware business to Loveridge

1861 Tailor and draper[7]

1871 Retired draper and japanner, of Wolverhampton, with Winnifrid Shoolbread 84, Mary Shoolbread 71[8]

1882 Died in Wolverhampton[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1833 Bridgen's Directory of the Borough of Wolverhampton
  2. UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893
  3. London Gazette 21 April 1840
  4. History website [1]
  5. 1841 census
  6. 1851 census
  7. 1861 census
  8. 1871 census
  9. national probate calendar