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James Gander may have lost his job as a result of these re-arrangements because he had become a carman by October 1859 when his son, John Edward, was baptised aged nearly 10 in All Hallows, The family had by then moved from Chequer Yard back to No. 171 Upper Thames Street, their old address which the WESSONs had vacated to move into business at No. 82.
Their eldest son Thomas William "left" the parish between 1851 and 1854 when he married in Bermondsey (see Part 4)
James and the rest of his family where still at No, 171 when the 1861 census was taken together with two other families, making a total of 13 inhabitants in all. Among these and lodging with the Ganders was Emma Douglas the school-mistress, now aged 54, who with her mother had lived in the same house with them in Little Bush Lane 23 years previously.
Emma Douglas must have known the family very well; perhaps her mother had taught James and she the children.
James Gander's occupation is again given as a hoop bender but he may still have still been working as a carman.
William Wesson, now 70, and his son William, 41, were still operating at No, 82 as hoop benders.