Updated 5 Oct 2001

WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900

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William DOXEY c1895

William DOXEY was born at Wirksworth, son of William, was trained as a joiner, became Clerk of the Works at Smedley's Hydro in Matlock. He was a miner when married and also built several houses. He married twice (to Emma Else in 1863 then to Eva Rebecca Schwarer) and died of pneumonia caught waiting for a train. There are two letters from William showing him as a busy man.
Photo taken:c1895
Source:John Palmer, Dorset, England
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