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Person: WRENCH, John  (1830-1883)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
John Holmes WRENCH
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
optician and proprietor of optical business
Main period of activity
1850s-80s
Relationships to other people

son of WRENCH, Edward  (1797-1866)

father of WRENCH, Alfred  (1861-1913)

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

grandfather of WRENCH, Herbert Holmes  (1885-1951)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
14 February 1830
born at
30 March 1851
21
census record
1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1513.360.5
– occupation “Agent to Insurance Company”
1850s - 1880s
~22
owner
10 September 1853
23
marriage
England and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Optician”; marriage to Maria Elizabeth Davies, at St Andrew's Holborn, London
7 April 1861
31
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/120.128.34
– occupation “Optician”
2 April 1871
41
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/250.16.30
– occupation “Optician”
1880s - 1883
~49
partner
3 April 1881
51
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/267.45.30
– occupation “Wool Merchant”
10 April 1883
53
died at
30 April 1883
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1883 p.572
– occupation “Optician”
Lucerna ID  6002451

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 September 2014

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