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Robert John Shepherd

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Robert John Shepherd (1880-1965) of W. Shepherd and Son

1880 October 04th. Born the son of William Shepherd and his wife Ellen Maria Hosgood

1896 Recommended the appointment Robert John Shepherd, of 11, Longbrook terrace, to fill a vacancy in the Fire Brigade. The appointment was confirmed.[1]

1901 Living at 11 Longbrook Terrace, Exeter: William Shepherd (age 60 born London), Mechanical Engineer - own a/c. With his wife Marie Shepherd (age 63 born London) and their five children; Mary Shepherd (age 31 born Exeter); Harriet Shepherd (age 29 born Exeter); William Shepherd (age 23 born Exeter), Engineer and Fitter (Iron and Steel); Robert Shepherd (age 20 born Exeter), Engineer and Fitter (Iron and Steel); and Florence Shepherd (age 17 born Exeter).[2]

1939 Living at 67 New North Road, Exeter, Motor and General Engineer. With Georgina Shepherd.[3]

1965 July 19th. Died. Of 67 New North Road, Exeter. Probate to Stanley Robert Shepherd, water supplies engineer, and John Raymond Shepherd, pumping engineer.

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Thursday 15 September 1898
  2. 1901 Census
  3. 1939 census