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John Cook Wynn

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John Cook Wynn (1837-1892) of Wynn, Timmins and Co

1837 March 26th. Born the son of John Shepherd Cook Wynn and his wife Evelina Warden

1851 Living at George Street, Edgbaston: John Cook Wynn (age 42 born Birmingham), Manufacturing Steel Toys (?) Tools. with his wife Evelina Wynn (age 37 born Birmingham) and their sons John Cook Wynn (age 14 born Birmingham) and William Henry Wynn (age 10 born Birmingham).Two servants.[1]

1861 Living at Carnden Lodge, Harborne Road, Edgbaston: John S. C. Wynn (age 52 born Birmingham), Manufacturer. With his wife Evelina Wynn (age 47 born Birmingham) and their three children; John C. Wynn (age 24 born Birmingham), Manufacturer; Jane Wynn (age 22 born Birmingham); and William H. Wynn (age 20 born Birmingham), Manufacturer. Two servants.[2]

1864 Married at Edgbaston to Ellen Lea (1842-1928)

1867 August 21st. Birth of son John Herbert Wynn (1867–1909)

1869 January 30th. Birth of son Charles Henry Wynn (1869–1948)

1873 June 18th. Birth of son Walter Lea Wynn (1873–1955)

1876 March 1st. Birth of son Alfred Norman Wynn (1876–1958)

1881 Living at The Yews, Court Oak Road: John Cook Wynn (age 44 born Birmingham), Manufacturer travelling abroad. With his wife Ellen Wynn (age 38 born Birmingham) and their three children; Chas. H. Wynn (age 12 born Harborne); Beatrice M. Wynn (age 10 born Harborne); and Lucy E. Wynn (age 6 born Edgbaston). One visitor. Three servants.[3]

1892 January 29th. Died. Buried at Menton, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

1892 Concerning his estate. '... all creditors and other persons having any claims or demands against or upon the estate of John Cook Wynn, late of the Quarry House, Northfield, in the County of Worcester, and of Commercial-street, in the city of Birmingham, Manufacturer, a member of the firms of Wynn, Timmins, and Co., of Commercial-street aforesaid, and of Burt Brothers, of Edwards-street, Birmingham, deceased (who died on the 29th day of January, 1892, and whose will was proved in the Principal Registry on the 21st day of April, 1892, by John Walford Lea, one of the executors therein named)...'[4]


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