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Henry A. Gwynne

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Henry Anderson Gwynne (1840-1878) of J. and H. Gwynne

c1840 Born in Ireland, son of John Gwynne, Senior

1861 Living at 19 Hanover Terrace, London with his widowed mother Agnes (age 54 and born in Scotland) and a Proprietor of Houses. In this family group are James E. Gwynne (age 28 and born in Ireland), a Civil Engineer; Mary A. Gwynne (age 24 and born in Ireland); John Gwynne (age 23 and born in Ireland), a Civil Engineer; Henry A. Gwynne (age 21 and born in Ireland), a Civil Engineer. Plus two servants and a visitor Margery Crawford[1].

1867 Q3. Married at Richmond, Surrey

1867 In conjunction with his brother John, he founded the Hammersmith Iron Works for the manufacture of centrifugal pumping machinery, under the style of J. and H. Gwynne.

1871 Henry A. Gwynne living at Barnes, Surrey (age 32 born Co Antrim), Mechanical Engineer Master employing 160 hands. With his wife Annie (age 24 born Newton, Leicestershire) and their daughters Agnes (age 2 years 6 months) and Edith (age 9 months). Two servants. [2]

1878 Q4. Henry Anderson Gwynne died at Uxbridge. [3]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1871 Census
  3. The Engineer 1878/10/25 p301.