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Samson Barnett, Junior

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April 1870.

1847 Born, son of Samson Barnett[1]

1870 See S. Barnett (Diving Apparatus)

1871 Living in Islington, mechanical engineer, with his father, sister and Frederick Foster, brother in law, mechanical engineer[2]

1880 Retired from Barnett, Son, and Foster[3]

1882 Used a large circular water tank to exhibit diving and ship-raising apparatus and submarine boats.

1891 Consulting engineer, living in Steyning, with Jessie Barnett 43, Samson F Barnett 12, Jessie V Barnett 9, Cyril F N Barnett 6, Rosetta L R Barnett 4, Ida M Barnett 1[4]

1901 Consulting engineer, boarding in Mayfair and Knightsbridge[5]

1911 Lodging in Tottenham Court Rd., engaged in literary work, living on own means[6]

1922 Died in Chelsea[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1871 census
  3. London Gazette 30 November 1880
  4. 1891 census
  5. 1901 census
  6. 1911 census
  7. BMD