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Joseph Henry Fenner

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Hull City Council Blue Plaque for J. H. Fenner.[1]
J.H. Fenner & Co building (with blue plaque).[2]

1836 Born in Brixton, Surrey, son of John Prebble Fenner and his wife Elizabeth[3]

1861 Henry J Fenner 24, currier, living in Sculcoates with Eliza Fenner 26, Ann E Fenner 2 months[4]

1861 Founded his business in Hull which became J. H. Fenner and Co

1871 Living in Sculcoates: Joseph H Fenner 35, strap maker, Eliza Fenner 37, Anne Fenner 10, Henry Fenner 8, Walter Fenner 4[5]

1881 Leather Band Manufacturer Employing 12 Men, 2 Boys, 2 Clks, living in Myton, Hull, with Eliza Fenner 47, Henry J. Fenner 16, merchant's clerk, and Walter G. Fenner 14[6]

1886 Both Joseph and Eliza died in Hull[7]. Henry John Fenner, belting manufacturer, was named as executor[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. Gwyn Evans
  2. Gwyn Evans
  3. BMD
  4. 1861 census
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1881 census
  7. BMD
  8. National Probate Calendar