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Henry Dent Gardner

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1848 Born, son of Henry Thomas Gardner, oil merchant, and Amelia Lydia Sophia Gardner of The Strand; baptized in Westminster[1]

1871 Superintendent of manufacture of horological, nautical and astromical instruments, lived in Kensington with his mother Amelia Gardner 56, widow, annuitant, and Thomas Gardner 20, articled clerk[2]

1874 Admitted to the Freedom of the City of London.

1884 Left the partnership E. Dent and Co

1901 Henry Dent Gardner 53, retired chronometer manufacturer, lived in Eastbourne, with Annette Gardner 48, Edward Dent Gardner 16[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1901 census