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Baxendale Family of Brockton, Massachusetts

Thomas Albert Baxendale, late of Brockton, was for a number of years successfully and prominently identified with industrial interests as a manufacturer of box toes for men’s boots and shoes. He won distinction in business circles as the founder of that branch of the shoe business in which he made his chief success – the manufacture of box toes – and was a substantial and respected citizen of the city in which his success was achieved. Mr. Baxendale was of English birth and parentage, born Feb. 29, 1840, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, youngest child of the late Robert and Hannah (Dawson) Baxendale.

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Biographical Sketch of David Charlesworth

Charlesworth, David; florist; born in England, April 1, 1843; son of William and Hannah Haywood Charlesworth; educated, national schools of England and St. Augustine’s College, Canterbury, Eng.; married in England to Miss Elizabeth Fawcett; issue, 4 children, 3 living; when still a boy, worked on the Lundy estate; identified with the florists’ trade in Yorkshire, Eng., for 7 years; became an instructor in Lee’s Reformatory schools; in 1867, asst. of St. Clement’s Parish, Leeds, Yorkshire, for 2 years; in 1869, came to the U. S. and direct to Cleveland; removed to Tennessee, and engaged in the cotton business; returned to Cleveland, and devoted time to the florist business; for 5 years gardener at Newburg Asylum; laid out the present beautiful grounds; for 4 years member of the firm of C. W. Schofield & Co.; purchased partner’s interest, and established the present firm of D. Charlesworth & Son; Knight Templar Mason; member Florist Club. Recreation:...

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