First name/s: William
First Address: Egyptian Hall, 77 Slaney Street
Country: United Kingdom
123 Steelhouse Lane & Egyptian Hall, 77 Slaney Street
123 1/2 Steelhouse Lane & Egyptian Hall, 77 Slaney Street
Egyptian Hall, 77 Slaney Street
145 Steelhouse Lane
Back of 126 Steelhouse Lane
William Anson was born on 2 August 1830 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, he was the son of Edwin Anson (b.1811), a locksmith, and Eleanor Cotterill (Ellen b.1816).
In the 1841 census the family were recorded living in the Snow Hill / Dudley Road area of Wolverhampton. William had at least three brothers, George (b.1826), John (b.1838) and Titus (b.1840), and one sister, Ellen (b.1836). George, aged 15, was described as a locksmith as was William who was only 10 years old.
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