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Henry Wren (1820-1902)

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Henry Wren (1820-1902) of London Road Iron Works, Altrincham St. and Temple St., Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester

1820 Born in Manchester, son of Henry Wren, millwright, and his wife Elizabeth[1]

1861 Engineer, millwright, machinist, employing 290 men and 52 boys, living in Chorlton upon Medlock with Selina Wren 40, Henry C Wren 12, Christopher Wren 11, Charles A Wren 10, Elizabeth E Wren 8, Frederic Wren 7[2]

1866 Joined I Mech E

1871 Mechanical engineer employing 320 men and 46 boys, living in Rusholme, Manchester with Selina Wren 50, Henry C Wren 22, mechanical engineer, Christopher Wren 21, mechanical engineer, Charles A Wren 20, commercial clerk, Elizabeth E Wren 18, Frederick Wren 17[3]

1880 of Wren and Hopkinson

1885 of Henry Wren and Co

1902 Died in Manchester[4]


1902 Obituary.[5]



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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1901
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. National Probate Calendar
  5. The Engineer 1902 Jan-Jun: Index: Miscellaneous