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William Anson (2)

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of 123 Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham

c.1831 William Anson was born in Wolverhampton[1]

1871 William Anson 40, gun action filer, lived in Duddeston cum Nechells, Aston, with Caroline Anson 31, Alice Maude Mary Anson 11, Agnes Dido Anson 9, George Edwin Anson 7, Amy Dora Anson 6, John Albert Anson 3, Caroline Evangeline Anson 3 Months[2]

Presumably worked for Westley Richards and Co

1875 Maker of forends for breech-loading guns[3]

1875 with John Deeley patented a hammerless lock for breech-loading guns - see Anson and Deeley

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. UK, City and County Directories