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Benjamin Edward Todhunter

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Benjamin Edward Todhunter (1865-1952) was MD of the West Hydraulic Engineering Co from 1896?-1906 [1]

1901 Living at Brownleys, Latton, Essex: Benjamin Edward Todhunter (age 35 born Opowa, New Zealand), Mechanical Engineer - Employer. With his wife Ethel Christian Todhunter (age 28 born kanti, India) and their son Edward Joseph Todhunter (age 5 months born Harlow). Three servants.[2]

1911 Living at The Wayre, Harlow, Essex: Benjamin Todhunter (age 45 born Canterbury, New Zealand), Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Christine Todhunter (age 38 born madras, India) and their two children Robert Todhunter (age 7 born Harpenden) and Infant (female) Todhunter (age 1 month born Harlow). Five servants.[3]

1918 Benjamin Edward Todhunter J. P., Managing Director of the Cotton Powder Co was awarded the O.B.E. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Bright Sparcs
  2. 1901 Census
  3. 1911 Census
  4. The Times, Monday, Jun 10, 1918