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George Hutchinson Mann

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George Hutchinson Mann (1865- ) of the Yorkshire Patent Steam Wagon Co

1865 June 4th. Born in Canada the son of William Mann (died 22 May 1865) and his wife Elizabeth. Brother of James Hutchinson Mann and William Hutchinson Mann

1871 Living at Lewis? Street, Potter Newton, Yorkshire (age 5 born Canada). With his mother Elizabeth (age 33 born Sheffield), Widow and his siblings William H. (age 11), Annie E. (age 8), James H. (age 10). One servant. [1]

1881 Living at 2 Eva Villas, Potter Newton, Yorkshire (age 15 born Montreal, Canada), Mining Engineer's Apprentice. With his brother William H. (age 21 born Leeds), Mechanical Draughtsman; James H. (age 20 born Leeds), Mechanical Draughtsman; and Annie E. (age 18 born Leeds). [2]

1889 January 22nd. George married Fanny Tingle in Leeds

1891 Living at 7 Studley Terrace, Potter Newton (age 25 born Montreal), Mechanical Engineer's Draughtsman. With wife Fanny (age 26 born Leeds) and son William (age 1). [3]


George was born in Montreal as his parents had spent time there due to a long running legal case being heard in the Canadian courts. This was supposedly resolved finally in 1862 having been started by William Mann's father James Hutcinson in about 1825

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1891 Census
  • History of Mann’s Patent Steam Cart and Wagon Co by John Pease. 2005.