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Arthur Kinder

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of Great George Street, Westminster, London.

c1825 Born in London

1850 A coach maker when he married Margaret Beste Grainger in Kennington[1]

1853 Birth of daughter Caroline Susanna Kinder in Claines, Worcester[2]

1858 of Worcester when he wrote to The Engineer with a suggestion about a covering for the Atlantic Cable[3]; wood cutting machinery for irregular forms described and illustrated[4]. Manufactured by Greenwood and Batley.

1861 Arthur Kinder 35, consulting civil engineer, employing 1 youth, lived in Marylebone, with Margaret B Kinder 28, Caroline S Kinder 7, Francis M Kinder 6, Harold A Kinder 4, Thomas B Kinder 1 and his mother Susanna Kinder 70[5]

1881 Arthur Kinder 55, Architect & Civil Engineer, lived in Croydon, with Margaret B. Kinder 48, Caroline A. Kinder 27, Frances M. Kinder 26, Harold A. Kinder 24, Thomas B. Kinder 21, Alexander H. Kinder 16, Mabel Best Kinder 9[6]

1915 Died in Westhampnett[7]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Parish records
  2. Baptism record
  3. The Engineer 1858/07/09
  4. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, August 1858
  5. 1861 census
  6. 1881 census
  7. BMD