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Archibald Kenrick, Junior

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Archibald Kenrick, Junior (1798-1878) of Archibald Kenrick and Sons

1798 Born the son of Archibald Kenrick in West Bromwich

Educated at a private academy

Studied mechanics in Birmingham

1826 October 20th. Married at Loughborough to Anne the eldest daughter of W. Paget. Archibald is of West Bromwich.[1]. The couple had four sons and three daughters.

1827 Archibald Kenrick, Junior, became a partner with his father Archibald Kenrick in the business, the name being changed to Archibald Kenrick and Sons

1827 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, Archibald Kenrick, the elder, Samuel Kenrick, and Archibald Kenrick the younger, as Ironfounders, carrying on business at West Bromwich, in the County of Stafford, was dissolved on the 29th day of September 1827...'[2]

1835 Equal partner in the family business with his brother Timothy

1841 Archibald Kenrick 40, iron founder, living in West Bromwich, with his wife Ann Kenrick 40, Arthur Kenrick 11, William Kenrick 10, George Kenrick 8, Caroline Kenrick 6, Harriot Kenrick 5[3]

1871 Iron founder and magistrate, living in Edgbaston with Anne Kenrick 63, William Kenrick 29, Caroline M Kenrick 26[4]

1878 died at Berrow Court, Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 10 March 1878.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 23 October 1826
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:18 December 1832 Issue:19005Page:2772
  3. 1841 census
  4. 1871 census
  • Biography of the Kenrick family, ODNB