FRENCH Henry George Daniel

Posted on: April 1st, 2018 by Reg Jackson

Born c1869 in Clifton (91C).

1891 Potter’s clerk, Park Villa, Bushy Park Road, Bedminster (22), living with his father and siblings (91C).
1898 9 Jun. He was described as being employed at Price’s Pottery in Thomas Street (Bristol Mercury).
1901 Commercial traveller, manufacture stoneware, Priory Road, Knowle (32), living with his wife Matilda (31), born in St Mary Redcliffe parish, and children Irene (6) and Marguerite (3), both born in Knowle (01C).
1907 9 Dec. He was described as a ‘representative’ when he presented the address on behalf of the employees of Price’s Pottery, on the occasion of the marriage of John Harold Price (Western Daily Press).
1911 Commercial traveller, pottery, Towerhurst, St Martin’s Road, Knowle (42), living with his wife Matilda (41), and children Irene (16), Marguerite (13), Doreen (8) and Geoffrey (6), all born in Bristol (11C).
1943 6 Aug. ‘Mr and Mrs Henry G.D. French, now living in retirement with their only son at Syston Farm, Mangotsfield, will celebrate their golden wedding tomorrow.  Mr Harry French was engaged in business for 53 years with the Bristol Stoneware Pottery, Thomas Street.  He was a Freemason of the Whitson Lodge and a special constable’ (Western Daily Press).
1957 18 Jun. He died at Syston Farm, Syston, Gloucestershire. Effects valued at £2,549.5s.6d. (PRO National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995).

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