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John James Wentworth

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John James Wentworth (c1801-1878) of Wentworth and Son and John Wentworth and Sons

c1801 Born In Newbury, berks., the son of Adam Wentworth and his wife Eve

1851 Living at Church Row, Wandsworth: John Wentworth (age 51 born Newbury, Berks.), Engineer, Millwright. With his wife Sarah Wentworth (age 52 born St. Albans) and their son James Fox Wentworth (age 25 born Baughurst, Hants.). One servant.[1]

1871 Living at Bell Lane Wandsworth: John James Wentworth (age 70 born Newbury) Engineer, Millwright employing 58 men and 7 boys. - Widower. One visitor. One servant.[2])

1878 December 8th. Died. Late of Bell lane, Wandsworth, and of 3 Tonsley Hill, Wandsworth.[3][4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1871 Census
  3. South London Press - Saturday 12 April 1879
  4. Probate records