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William Shepherd (c1841-1912) of William Shepherd and Sons
1871 Living at 18 Waterloo Place, Exeter: William Shepherd (age 30 born Fulham), Engine Fitter. With his wife Ellen W. Shepherd (age 33 born London) and their two daughters Elizabeth Shepherd (age 3 born Birmingham) and Mary E. Shepherd (age 2 born Exeter, St. Davids). Also a boarder George Hosegood (age 26 born Thorverton, Devon), Blacksmith.
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).
1912 November 7th. Died. 'On November 7th, at 11 Longbrook Terrace, William Shepherd, aged 72.'
Probate to his widow Ellen Maria Shepherd and to Robert Shepherd, Grocer.
1919 July 15th. Death of his wife. 'On July 15th, Ellen Maria, widow of the late William Shepherd, of No. 11, Longbrook-terrace, Exeter, aged 81 years.'