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Superintendent of Lloyd's Bute Proving House, Cardiff.
c.1848 Born in Pontypridd, son of George and Sarah Penn
Apprentice for 2 years at Brown, Lenox and Co's chain, cable, anchor and engineering works, Pontypridd
Spent 3 years in the engineer's office of Bute Docks as civil engineer, followed by 1 yr 8 months as assistant engineer.
c1871 Appointed superintendent of the Lloyds Bute Proving House
1881 Arthur D. Jones 36, civil engineer, George W. Penn, 33, civil engineer, and John Gardiner Penn 28 (presumably George's brother), steam ship broker, were boarders in Cardiff
1891 George W Penn 43, civil engineer, lived in Cardiff with Marg A Penn 38, Gwendoline M Penn 8, Clifford G K Penn 6, Gwladys M Penn 5, Sarah Penn 70
1931 George Williams Penn died in Cardiff