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Geoffrey Foster Barrett

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Geoffrey Foster Barrett (1872-1949) of Hoffmann Manufacturing Co

1872 Born the son of Jerry (Jeremiah) Barrett ( -1906)

1901 Living at Bamborough, Sheepcote Road, Harrow on the Hill: Jerry Barrett (age 77 born London City), a Retired Artist. With his wife Maudine Barrett (age 59 born Camberwell) and their sons Geoffrey F. Barrett (age 28 born Marylebone), Mechanical and Elect engineer, employer, and Lionel N. Barrett (age 26 born Marylebone), an Architect. Also a visitor and two servants.[1]

1908 Living at Fair Cross, Springfield Road, Chelmsford.[2]

1913 December 9th. Married to Ada, the widow of Henry Howard Petitt.[3]

Managing director of the Hoffmann Manufacturing Co

1939 Mechanical Engineer Managing Director Retired, Lived with Ada in Tonbridge[4]

1949 January 5th. Died

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census
  2. 1908 Kelly's Directory
  3. Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 19 December 1913
  4. 1939 register