Person record: WRENCH, Alfred  (1861-1913)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameAlfred WRENCH
Relevance of this personoptician and proprietor of optical business 
Main period of activity1890s-1900s
Relationships to other peoplegrandson of WRENCH, Edward  (1797-1866)
son of WRENCH, John  (1830-1883)
related by marriage to ENGELBACH, Dr F.G.  (1865-1900)
father of WRENCH, Herbert Holmes  (1885-1951)
10 July 1861born atHolborn, London, England
1871resident83 Brecknock Road, London, England
2 April 18719census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/250.16.30
1880s-1883~18partnerWrench & Son
1881resident49 Highbury Park, Islington, London N, England
3 April 188119census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/267.45.30
– occupation “Clerk Wool Merchant”
1883resident1 Mecklenburgh Street, Mecklenburgh Square, London, England
1883-1900s~21owner/proprietorWrench & Son
8 February 188321marriageEngland and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Optician”; marriage to Edith Dwyer Way, at St Pancras Parish Church, London (she died 1948)
1887-1890resident61 Oakley Square, London, England
1891residentRedholme, Marina Crescent, Herne Bay, Kent, England
5 April 189129census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/710.80.22
– occupation “Wholesale Optician”
1901resident7 Cliftonville Avenue, Margate, Kent, England
31 March 190139census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/823.106.15
– occupation “Wholesale Optician”
2 April 191149census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/1196
– occupation “Merchant”
10 July 191351died atLondon, England
9 August 1913archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1913 p.313
(* = main subject)

* Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), p. 156

Lucerna ID no. 6002450Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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