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Reference NumberP/MIT
LevelFonds
TitleRecords of the Mitcheson Family of Ratcliffe and Globe Alley, Limehouse
Date(s)1782-2015
DescriptionScope and Content
This collection consists of one Holy Bible recording family events for William and Mary Mitcheson's family. Also photographs and 'In Memorium' booklet for Sophia Ann Smith (nee Mitcheson) and family history research.

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Extent1 volume and 2 files
AdminHistoryWilliam Mitcheson, blacksmith and anchorsmith, was born in 1783 in Lanchester, Durham. He married Mary Moncaster on 9 September 1809 at St Anne Limehouse. They lived first at Ratcliffe before moving to Globe Alley in Limehouse. William Mitcheson's business focused on anchor-making but expanded to include ship chandlery and chain-making. The family owned a fleet of ships that sailed to North America.
William and Mary's son James Henry Mitcheson, born in 1820, a master mariner who had a daughter Sophia Ann born in 1849 at Limehouse. She later married William Henry Humphrey-Smith in 1871. They later moved to Holloway, Islington and she died in 1928.
SubjectLimehouse
Ratcliff
ArchNoteCatalogued by Richard Wiltshire, 22 December 2021
Access StatusOpen
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