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Harry Harvey Portway

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Harry Harvey Portway (1857-1929) of C. Portway and Son

1881 Living at High Street, Halsead, Essex: Charles Portway (age 52 born Bury St Edmunds), Ironmonger and Stove Maker employing 17 men and 8 boys. With his wife Emma Edith Portway (age 25 born Halstead) and their two children Harry H. Portway (age 23 born Halstead), Ironmonger, and Ethel Portway (age 18 born Halstead). Also a visitor. Two servants.[1]

1884 Married at Halstead to Harriet Amy Cook

1911 Living at Bois Hall, Halstead, Essex: Harry Harvey Portway (age 53 born Halstead), Iron Merchant and Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Harriet Amy Portway (age 50 born Baddow, Essex). Also a visitor. Two servants.[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1911 Census