Person record: WRENCH, John  (1830-1883)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJohn Holmes WRENCH
Relevance of this personoptician and proprietor of optical business 
Main period of activity1850s-80s
Relationships to other peopleson of WRENCH, Edward  (1797-1866)
father of WRENCH, Alfred  (1861-1913)
related by marriage to ENGELBACH, Dr F.G.  (1865-1900)
grandfather of WRENCH, Herbert Holmes  (1885-1951)
14 February 1830born atHolborn, London, England
1851-1853resident6 Gray's Inn Terrace, London, England
30 March 185121census record1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1513.360.5
– occupation “Agent to Insurance Company”
1850s-1880s~22owner/proprietorJohn Wrench
10 September 185323marriageEngland and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Optician”; marriage to Maria Elizabeth Davies, at St Andrew's Holborn, London
1861resident7 Gaisford Street, Kentish Town, London, England
7 April 186131census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/120.128.34
– occupation “Optician”
1871resident83 Brecknock Road, London, England
2 April 187141census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/250.16.30
– occupation “Optician”
1880s-1883~49partnerWrench & Son
1881-1882resident49 Highbury Park, Islington, London N, England
3 April 188151census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/267.45.30
– occupation “Wool Merchant”
1883residentSunnyside, Elsworthy Road, Hampstead, London, England
10 April 188353died atHampstead, London, England
30 April 1883archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1883 p.572
– occupation “Optician”
Lucerna ID no. 6002451Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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