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William Weston

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William Weston, Admiralty Chemist

1839 Born in Leeds, son of Samuel Weston, currier, employer, and his wife Ann[1]

Presumably attended the Royal School of Mines

1861 Boarding in Deptford, a chemist and assayer[2]

1866 Married Priscilla Tattersall in Leyburn, N Yorks[3]

1871 William Weston 32, Chymist to the Admiralty, Portsmouth Dockyard, lived in Landport, Portsea with Priscilla Weston 32, Annie Weston 3, Amy F Weston 2 months[4]

1881 William Weston 42, Admiralty Chemist, lived in Landport, Portsea, with Priscilla Weston 42, Annie T. Weston 13, Frederick W. Weston 6, Herbert E. Weston 4[5]

1891 William Weston 52, Admiralty Chemist, lived in Portsea with Priscilla Weston 52 Annie T Weston 23, Frederick W Weston 16, Herbert E Weston 14[6]

1914 Died in St Leonards on Sea[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. BMD
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1881 census
  6. 1891 census
  7. National probate calendar