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Engineer of Shoe-Lane, Holborn and St Paul's Road, Islington
1807 Born in Clerkenwell, son of Daniel and Harriett Pontifex
1833 Married Harriet Saltmarsh in the City of London
1863 Vat and back maker and refrigerator manufacturer gained a patent on improvements in the construction of sluices and other valves and cocks, and on means of connecting them with flexible hoses
1871 Vat and back maker, coppersmith and brass finisher, living in Islington with Harriet Pontifex 57, George Pontifex 27, Julia Pontifex 26, Ernest Pontifex 24, Emily Pontifex 21, Alice Pontifex 17
1876 of 154 St Paul's Road, Islington when he died; his executors were Alfred Pontifex of Northampton Grove, vat and back maker, and George Pontifex, of 154 St Paul's Road, gentleman