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Samuel Earnshaw Howell (1847-1928) of Howell and Co, Brook Steel Works, Brookhill, Sheffield.
1847 Born in Sheffield the son of Joseph Bennett Howell
1861 Living at West Bank House, Ecclesall Bierlow, Yks: Joseph B. Howell (age 43 born Swansea), Merchant and Steel Manufacturer. With his wife Annie Howell (age 45 born Sheffield) and their five children; Samuel E. Howell (age 14 born Sheffield); Joseph Arthur Howell (age 12 born Sheffield); Annie Earnshaw Howell (age 9 born Sheffield); Mary Bennet Howell (age - born Sheffield); and Catherine Yates S. Howell (age 4 born Sheffield). Also his sister Jane Howell (age 40). Two servants.
1888 Samuel Earnshaw Howell, of Ashleigh, Ranmoor, was elected Master Cutler for the ensuing year.
1901 Living in Ecclesall Bierlow with his wife, three daughters and his sister-in-law. Mechanical Engineer and Manufacturer of Steel and an employer.