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John Symonds Marratt

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c.1809 Born, son of Edward Marratt, wireworker.

c1822 Apprenticed to John Bayard, blacksmith[1]

1832 Married Ann Hull in Horselydown, Surrey[2]

1851 John S Marratt 41, optician, lived in London City, with Ann Marratt 36[3]

1861 John S Marratt 51, optician, lived in Norwood with Ann Marratt 40[4]

1867 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore existing between us the undersigned, John Symonds Marratt and Thomas Watling Short, at No. 63, King William-street, in the city of London, as Opticians and Mathematical Instrument Makers, under the firm of Marratt and Short, was this day dissolved by mutual consent, ...'[5]

1881 John S. Marratt 71, retired optician, lived in Wandsworth with Anne Marratt 63[6]

1888 Died in Wandsworth[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. Indenture
  2. BMD
  3. 1851 census
  4. 1861 census
  5. The London Gazette Publication date:19 March 1867 Issue:23231 Page:1811
  6. 1881 census
  7. BMD