POWELL Benjamin

Posted on: October 18th, 2016 by webfooted

Born c1824 in Bristol, the son of William Powell and the brother of Septimus and William Augustus Frederick Powell (61C).

1838 27 Feb. He was apprenticed to his parents William and Constance Powell (A).
1841 Apprentice glass manufacturer, Temple Gate, St Mary Redcliffe parish (15), living with his father William Powell (50), glass manufacturer and mother Constance (41C).
1854 21 Jan. He was left an annuity of fifty pounds for a period of 7 years in his father’s will on the express condition that he did not ‘come to inhabit or reside at or within twenty miles of the City of Bristol’ (PRO Prob 11/2195).
1861 Glass bottle manufacturer, 6 Desborough Place, Paddington, London (37), living with his wife Martha (30), born in Whitchurch, and children Constance (9), born in Manchester, Florence (1) and Edith (4 mths), both born in London (61C).


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