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Harold Walker Pearn

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Harold Walker Pearn (c1879-1954) of Frank Pearn and Co

c1879 Born in Manchester the son of Sinclair Pearn

1891 Living at Burnage Lane, Withington, Manchester: Sinclair Pearn (age 42 born Manchester), Engineer - Employer. With his wife Mary Pearn (age 41 born Manchester) and their four children; Harold W. Pearn (age 14 born Manchester); Ethel K. Pearn (age 13 born Manchester); Arthur S. Pearn (age 11 born Levenshulme); and George E. Pearn (age 9 born Levenshulme). Also one visitor and one servant.[1]

1911 Living at 8 Leegate Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport: Harold Walker Pearn (age 34 born Old Trafford), Hydraulic Engineer - Pump Manufacturer - Director. With his wife Elizabeth Pearn (age 34 born Burnage) and their daughter Kathleen Mary Pearn (age 6 born Burnage).[2]

1954 Obituary [3]

We record with regret the death of Mr. H. W. Pearn, which occurred suddenly on May 5th.

Mr. Pearn, who was seventy-seven, was for many years chairman and managing director of Frank Pearn and Co., Ltd., Manchester.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. The Engineer 1954/05/28