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James Duffield

Male 1833 - 1915  (82 years)


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  • Name James Duffield 
    Born 1833  Tipton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 26 Feb 1837  Saint Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1842  Dudley Port, Tipton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Labourer In Coal Mine (age 8) 
    Occupation 1851 
    Labourer 
    Residence 1861  Verdon Street, Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1861 
    Puddler (iron) 
    Residence 1871  129, Normanton Street, Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871  Wilson Cammel, Parkgate Ironworks, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Puddler (iron) 
    Residence 1881  Station Road, Dore, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1881  Charles Cammell, Dronfield, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Steel Works Manager 
    Residence 1891  Ashfield, High Street, Workington, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Between 1891 and 1904  Cammell's Iron and Steel Works, Workington, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Managing Director 
    Office Between 1892 and 1915  Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Justice of the Peace 
    Office Between 1892 and 1894  Workington, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mayor of Workington 
    Residence Between 1894 and 1915  Tallantire Hall, Cockermouth, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Office Between 1901 and 1902  Workington, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mayor of Workington 
    Retired Jan 1904  Cammell Laird's, Workington, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1915 
    Managing Director of Cammell Lairds Iron and Steel Works, Workington; CUL 
    GRO Death Index Mar 1915 
    Rotherham 9c - 985 Age 81 
    Buried Mar 1915  Saint Bridget's Churchyard, Bridekirk, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 17 Mar 1915  Rossholme, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Probate 17 Jun 1915  [6
    Principal Probate Registry 
    Notes 
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      1861 Census RG9 - 3592 Folio 136
      Transcribed verbatum See Note
      Brightside Bierlow Sheffield
      Verdon Street (right Side going up)
      James Duffield Head 25 Puddler (iron) b. Staffordshire
      Selina Duffield Wife 30 b. Staffordshire
      Elizabeth Duffield Dau 1 b. Sheffield
      Edward Duffield Son 10 b. Staffordshire
      William Price Brother In Law 24 Puddler Iron b. Staffordshire
      Charlotte Price Daughter in Law 20 b. Sheffield
      Ann Elizabeth Dau in Law 8 Weeks b. Sheffield
      NB there are a lot of errors here
      Edward is his brother not son
      Charlotte is his Brother in law's wife not daughter in law
      Ann Elizabeth is William and Charlottes dau
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      1871 Census RG10 - 4694 Folio 44
      Brightside Bierlow Sheffield
      129 Normanton St.
      James Duffield Head Mar 36 Puddler b. Staffordshire Leek
      Selina Duffield Wife 40 b. Staffordshire Leek
      Elizabeth Duffield Dau 12 Scholar b. Sheffield
      Annie " " 6 -------- " --------------
      Quite why the enumerator wrote Leek is a mystery all other census data is consistant
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      Station Road Dore, Derby RG11 - 4628 Folio 84
      James DUFFIELD M 45 M Tipton, Stafford, England
      Rel:Head
      Occ:Manager Of Steel Works
      Selina DUFFIELD M 50 F Wordesley, Stafford, England
      Rel:Wife
      Occ:Managers Wife
      Elizabeth DUFFIELD U 21 F Sheffield, York, England
      Rel:Daur
      Occ:Managers Daughter
      Annie Maria DUFFIELD 15 F Sheffield, York, England
      Rel:Daur
      Occ:Managers Daughter
      Sarah PARKES U 19 F Sheffield, York, England
      Rel:Servant
      Occ:Cook Domestic Serv
      Ann NORAH U 18 F Dronfield, Derby, England
      Rel:Servant
      Occ:House Maid Domestic Serv
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      1891 Census RG12 - 4304 Workington, Cumberland
      Ashfield, High Street, Workington
      James Duffield Hd 56 b. Tipton Iron Works Manager
      Selina " Wf 57 b. Worcester; WOR
      Dorothy E Moorwood -- 5 b. Sheffield
      Ada Price 23 b. Dronfield DBY cook
      Margaret Taylor 22 b. " House Maid
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      1901 Census Cockermouth Bridekirk
      Tallantire Hall
      James Duffield Head 67 Ironmaster b. Tipton
      Selina Wife 69 b. Wordsley; WOR
      Ann Waite sgl 30 Housemaid b. Workington
      Frances Hardy sgl 33 Cook b. Workington
      Margaret Taylor snl 32 Housemaid b. Dronfield
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      In 1904 James and his younger brother Noah in the company of Richard Sharp entered New York as tourists bound for Bridgeport CT
      James Age 70 From Cockermouth, Noah age 46 a Merchant from Workington Richard an Engineer also from Workington.
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    Person ID I2991  bolstridge
    Last Modified 21 May 2018 

    Father Abraham Duffield,   b. 1811, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1859, Horseley Pit, Tipton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Wilkinson,   b. Apr 1811, Tipton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1875, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 7 Apr 1828  All Saints, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Selina Price,   b. 1829, Bug Pool, Wordsley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1917, Tallintire Hall, Cockermouth, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    GRO Index Mar 1856 
    Sheffield 9c - 294 
    Married 24 Mar 1856  Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Witness William X Price 
    Witness Elizabeth Durance 
    Minister J Chadwick 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Duffield,   b. 1859, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889, Ecclesall Bierlow, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
    +2. Annie Maria Duffield,   b. 1865, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 21 May 2018 
    Family ID F1688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1833 - Tipton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 26 Feb 1837 - Saint Thomas, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer In Coal Mine (age 8) - 1842 - Dudley Port, Tipton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1856 - Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth Duffield - 1859 - Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Verdon Street, Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Annie Maria Duffield - 1865 - Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - 129, Normanton Street, Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Puddler (iron) - 1871 - Wilson Cammel, Parkgate Ironworks, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Station Road, Dore, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Steel Works Manager - 1881 - Charles Cammell, Dronfield, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Ashfield, High Street, Workington, Cumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Managing Director - Between 1891 and 1904 - Cammell's Iron and Steel Works, Workington, Cumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice - Justice of the Peace - Between 1892 and 1915 - Cumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice - Mayor of Workington - Between 1892 and 1894 - Workington, Cumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1894 and 1915 - Tallantire Hall, Cockermouth, Cumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice - Mayor of Workington - Between 1901 and 1902 - Workington, Cumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - Jan 1904 - Cammell Laird's, Workington, Cumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Mar 1915 - Saint Bridget's Churchyard, Bridekirk, Cumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Mar 1915 - Rossholme, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Duffield - Ironmaster
    James Duffield - Ironmaster
    James Duffield as Mayor of Workington c. 1910
    Tallentire Hal, Cumberlandl
    Tallentire Hal, Cumberlandl

    Documents
    1901 James Duffield Newspaper Cutting
    1901 James Duffield Newspaper Cutting
    Sheffield Daily Telegraph
    1892 James Duffield Cammell Reunion
    1892 James Duffield Cammell Reunion
    Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield Herald
    1915 James Duffield's Estate Newspaper Cutting
    1915 James Duffield's Estate Newspaper Cutting
    Sheffield Evening Telegraph
    f_Obituary james duffield
    f_Obituary james duffield
    James Duffield Will Transcript
    James Duffield Will Transcript

    Headstones
    Memorial to James and Selina Duffield
    Memorial to James and Selina Duffield
    Just behind the Church to the Right by a wrought Iron Gate that leads to the fields.
    In affectionate rememberance // of // James Duffield JP // of Tallantire Hall //who died 17 Mar 1915 // Age 81 years // Selina his wife // who died 15 Jan 1917 // Aged 87 years

    Histories
    James Duffield 1833 - 1915
    James Duffield 1833 - 1915
    James Duffield born 1833 in Tipton, who worked in the local mines as a child of 8 years and rose to become managing director of Camel Lairds.

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] 1851 Census Staffordshire, Public Records Office, ( British Data Archive (S&N);), See Notes Father.

    2. [S606] Parish Registers WOR, Dudley St. Thomas (Top Church), ( Films of Original Registers;), 26 Feb 1837.
      James son Abraham and Elizabeth Duffell Tipton Miner
      NB there were 170 Baptisms this day !!!!!!!

    3. [S635] The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985, The Times, ( Gale Press; Location: Web Resource;).

    4. [S360] Monumental Inscriptions Saint Bridget's Churchyard, Bridekirk; CUL, ( Transcribed by Patricia Nattrass;).

    5. [S170] Death Certificate Duffield James, 7th March 1915.
      At " Rossholme " , Clifton Lane, Rotherham, Yorkshire. The home of S.D. Moorwood, his Grandson Ref; Death Certificate

    6. [S230] Information Provided by John Pettinger.
      Will of James Duffield, with six codicils, proved at Principal Probate Registry on 17th June 1915. Admin granted to surviving Trustees: John Charles, solicitor and Hugh Barbour. Selina Duffield, widow. Gross value of Estate: £454,734:0s:6d Net value of Personal Estate: £314,947:19s:3d


    7. [S653] Marriage Certificate Duffield James - Selina Cooper (nee Price), Public Records Office, ( Certified Copy GRO; Location: Original Held By Patricia Natrass;).