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William Christopher Fanner

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William Christopher Fanner (1840-1919)

1840 Born the son of William Fanner

1851 Living at 59, St. Martin's-le-Grand, London: William Fanner (age 39 born Southwark), Scale Maker employing 12 men and 1 apprentice. With his wife Eliza Fanner (age 40 born Newington) and their five children; Elizabeth Fanner (age 12 born Clerkenwell); William C. Fanner (age 10 born Clerkenwell); Emily Fanner (age 3 born City of London); Amelia Fanner (age 2 born City of London); and Caroline Fanner (age 7 Months born City of London). Two servants.[1]

1861 Living at 59, St. Martin's-le-Grand, London: Wm Fanner (age 49 born Southwark), Scale Maker employing 15 men. With his wife Eliza Fanner (age 51 born Newington) and their three children; Eliza Sarah Fanner (age 27 born London); Wm Christopher Fanner (age 21 born London), Scale Maker; and Matilda Fanner (age 8 born London). One servant.[2]

1873 September 25th. Married at Tufnell Park to Emily Young

1889 Dissolution of the partnership with Clark as De Grave, Short and Co

1911 Living at 25 Bangalore Street, Putney: William C. Fanner (age 71 born Clerkenwell), Scale and Weight Maker - Worker (Widower). With his two daughters Ethel M. Fanner (age 36 born Islington) and Evelyn C. R. Fanner (age 29 born South Hornsey). One boarder.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. 1911 Census