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John Garrett

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1858. Improved Horse Hoe.

John Dunnell Garrett (1831-1900) of Richard Garrett and Sons

1831 Born the son of Richard and Elizabeth Garrett in Leiston, Suffolk; baptised on 20 March 1831 in Leiston Cum Sizewell, Suffolk, England[1]

Managed the business with his brother Richard Garrett (1829-1884) when his father was in London with his brewing and other business

1857 Married Sarah Winsmore daughter of James Easton of 25 Russell Square and the Grove, Southwark. JD is the second son of Richard Garrett of Northwick Terrace, Maida Vale and of Sizewell House, near Saxmundham. Married at St. George's, Bloomsbury in 1857. [2]

1858 of Saxmundham - see improved horse hoe

1860 Left the Leiston business and moved to Germany.

Set up an engineering works at Magdeburg - see Garrett, Smith and Co

1861 His wife Sarah Winsmore Garrett 26 was living in the London house of her father James Easton, an engineer, 64, with Sarah Easton 61, Louisa Easton 20, Helen Mary Easton 15, and her daughters Margaret E Garrett 1 and Edith E Garrett 4 mo[3]

1862 Birth of son Easton Garrett

1881 His wife, Sarah W. Garrett 46, was living in Southwold with her daughter Helen E. Garrett, 8 mo and sister in law Helen M. Easton 35[4]

1891 Living on own means in Southwold, with Sarah W Garrett 56[5]

1900 Died


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Sources of Information

  1. Christening records
  2. The Morning Chronicle, Friday, November 13, 1857
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census