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Follett Charles Hennet

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1835 Born in Brixton, Surrey, son of George Hennet, a civil engineer, and his wife Rosamund[1]

c.1857 Took charge of Hennet and Co., mechanical engineers, engaged in manufacture of railway plant, and engineering machinery generally.

1865 Hennet, Spink and Else closed and was replaced by Hennet and Spink

1867 of Bridgwater Ironworks, became an Associate of the Inst of Civil Engineers

1870 Hennet and Spink closed; sometime later Hennet and Co was set up and took over the Bridgwater Iron Works

1871 Fallett Hennett 35, mechanical engineer, lived in Burnham, Somerset, with Georgina W Hennett 35, Earnest E Hennett 6, Ada M Hennett 4, Maria B Hennett 2, William Hennett 1[2]

1873 Hennet and Co became Bridgwater Engineering Co; presumably around this time Follett left the company.

1891 Follett C Hennett 55, broker for public works, collieries, etc, lived in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire with Georgina W Hennett 55[3]

1893 Died in Llanelly[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Parish records
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1891 census
  4. BMD
  • Civil engineer records