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Edmund Pontifex

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Presumably of Farringdon Works, Shoe Lane, London

1791 Edmund Pontifex, son of William Pontifex and his wife Mary, was born in Shoe Lane, in the parish of St Andrews, London[1]

1820 Married Sarah Marshall of Godalming

1828 Birth of son Edmund Alfred Pontifex

1830 Death of Sarah

1841 A merchant, living in Charlton next Woolwich with his daughters Sarah and Helen, 15[2]

1851 Edmund, widower, a merchant and manufacturer in metals and chemicals, was living with his daughter Sarah Pontifex, 28, and son Edmund Alfred Pontifex, age 23, in Plumstead[3]

1858 Married Elizabeth Goodman in Edinburgh[4]

1861 A...proprietor, living in Weston, near Bath, with his wife Elizabeth 45, daughter Helen 14, son Arthur 7, Dudley D 6, Septimus 4, Emily M 1. [5]

1870 Died at Weston[6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Non-conformist register
  2. 1841
  3. 1851 census
  4. Marriage Record
  5. 1861 census
  6. National Probate Calendars
  • Burke's Family Records