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William Vickers

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Brother of Edward Vickers, he owned a steel rolling operation, William Vickers and Co, spindle manufacturers, of Millsands, Sheffield.

1833 Listed at Mill sands[1].

1841 Living at Fir's Hill, Brightside, Sheffield (age 35), Merchant. With wife Elizabeth (age 35) and son John (age 10). Also resident is John Milner (age 60), Independant. [2]

1843 Retired from William Vickers and Co, as well as from Vickers and Son

1862 Not mentioned in the Directory of Sheffield and Rotherham.

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Sources of Information

  1. History & Directory of Sheffield, Rotherham ..., 1833
  2. 1841 Census