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Edward John Nettlefold

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Edward Nettlefold (1820-1878).

Edward Nettlefold (1820-1878), industrialist

1820 July 6th. Born the eldest son of John Sutton Nettlefold

1833 May 16th. Married Frances (1834-1907), the daughter of William Sanderson Wyman and had Edward Nettlefold, Hugh (1858-1893), Oswald Nettlefold

An early manager of the family business, Nettlefolds, which later became part of Guest, Keen and Nettlefold (GKN).

1851 Occupation: Ironmonger [1] presumably working in his father's iron and screw business in London.

1854 Joined the partnership Nettlefold and Chamberlain formed by his father and his uncle (the father of Joseph Chamberlain), working at the factory in Birmingham.

1878 March 1st. Died and buried in Highgate Cemetery

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census