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William Samuel Shepherd

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William Samuel Shepherd (1877-1961) of W. Shepherd and Son

1877 June 10th. Born the son of William Shepherd and his wife Ellen Maria Hosgood

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).[1]

1911 Living at 11 Longbrook Terrace, Exeter: William Shepherd (age 70 born London), Mechanical Engineer - Employer. With his wife Marie Shepherd (age 73 born London) and their four children; Harriett Shepherd (age 39 born Exeter); William Shepherd (age 33 born Exeter), Mechanical Engineer; Myra Shepherd (age 35 born Exeter); Florence Richards (age 27 born Exeter); and his grandson Francis Richards (age 9 moths born Claygate, Surrey).[2]

1925 Married at Exeter to Edith Ethel Willows

1939 Living at 27 Devonshire Road, Lewisham, William S. Shepherd, Stonemason. With Edith E. Shepherd.[3]


1961 October 21st. Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. 1939