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Ebenezer Dewer

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Ebenezer Dewer (1801-1879) of Dewer

1801 Born and baptised on the 29th November at Presbyterian Chapel, Miles Lane, London, the son of Robert Dewer, a blacksmith, and his wife Janet.

1851 Living at 16 Old Street, St Luke Old Street, Mddx: Ebenezer Dewer (age 49 born Rotherhithe), Smith and Ironfounder, employing 50 hands - Unmarried. With Robert Dewer (age 47 born Stepney). Two servants and an apprentice.[1]

1861 Living at 32 Gordon Street, Tottenham Court: Ebenezer Dewer (age 59 born Rotherhithe), Land, Houses interest and dividend - Unmarried. With his brother Robert Dewer (age 57 born Rotherhithe), Land, Houses interest and dividend - Unmarried. Three servants.[2]

1871 Living at 32 Gordon Street, Tottenham Court: Ebenezer Dewer (age 69 born Rotherhithe), Retired Engineer - Unmarried. With his sister Janet Bennett (age 75 born Rotherhithe), Widow, and his nephew James Bennett (age 39 born Westminster), Clerk to the War Office. Three servants.[3]

1879 April 10th. Died, late of 24 Gordon Street. Probate to William George Bennett of Gloucester Street, Pimlico, and Frederick Whitman of Roehampton - both gentlemen. Buried in Norwood Cemetery


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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1871 Census