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John Campbell Thompson, AICE, MIME
1851 John Thompson, industrial chemist, employing 14 men; lived in Sculcoates with his wife Susan and mother-in-law Christiana Rose, who was an iron and brass founder employing 50 men (the firm which later became Rose and Downs)
1853 John Campbell Thompson was born in Hull, the son of John Thompson and his wife Susan.
1861 Living in Sculcoates in the house of his grandmother, Christiana Rose (1793-1871), Iron founder, employing 88 men and 13 boys, with his mother Susan
1871 Christiana Rose 77, widow, iron founder, living in Hull with her married daughter Susan Thompson 48, and grandson J C Thompson 17
1874 John Campbell Thompson became a partner in Rose, Downs and Thompson
1881 Civil engineer, visitor in Brighton with his mother, Susan
1891 Civil engineer, visiting London at the time of the census
1916 Died in London; no relatives mentioned in probate record