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Person: WRENCH, Alfred  (1861-1913)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Alfred WRENCH
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
optician and proprietor of optical business
Main period of activity
1890s-1900s
Relationships to other people

grandson of WRENCH, Edward  (1797-1866)

son of WRENCH, John  (1830-1883)

related by marriage to ENGELBACH, Dr F.G.  (1865-1900)

father of WRENCH, Herbert Holmes  (1885-1951)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
10 July 1861
born at
2 April 1871
9
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/250.16.30
1880s - 1883
~18
partner
3 April 1881
19
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/267.45.30
– occupation “Clerk Wool Merchant”
1883 - 1900s
~21
owner
8 February 1883
21
marriage
England and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Optician”; marriage to Edith Dwyer Way, at St Pancras Parish Church, London (she died 1948)
5 April 1891
29
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/710.80.22
– occupation “Wholesale Optician”
31 March 1901
39
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/823.106.15
– occupation “Wholesale Optician”
2 April 1911
49
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/1196
– occupation “Merchant”
10 July 1913
51
died at
9 August 1913
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1913 p.313
Reference
Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), p. 156
Lucerna ID  6002450

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 September 2014

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