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Charles Wright (1778-1865)

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Charles Wright, Senior (1778-1865)

1778 Born in Boston

Married Susanna Tonge

1808 Founded the well known ironmongery and agricultural implement business at No. 43, High-street.

1808 Birth of son, Francis

1811 Birth of daughter, Betsy

1813 Birth of son Charles

1815 Birth of daughter, Ann

1819 Birth of daughter, Susannna

1821 Birth of son Thomas

1824 Birth of son John Kyme Wright

1826 Birth of his son Henry Thompson

1851 Charles Wright 73, corn merchant and ironmonger, employing 18 men, lived in Boston with Susannah Wright 66, Henry T Wright 25, Susan Short, widow, 31[1]

The 3 brothers, Charles, Thomas and Henry, became partners in C., T. and H. T. Wright of Boston

1865 Died in Boston

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  • England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970