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Henry Seymour Tett

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Henry Seymour Tett (1846-1913) of Tett and Hussey and later of Henry S. Tett and Co.

1846 Born the son of George Tett, farmer, and his wife Louisa Kerslake

1876 Married Frances Pye

1895 September 25th. Death of his wife Frances.[1]

1901 Living at Whitehill House, Faversham: Henry S. Tett (age 54 born Osmington, Dorset), Ironmonger, Employer and Widower. With his daughter Frances M. S. Tett (age 5 born London). Four servants.[2]

1913 August 26th. Died at Faversham. 'Mr. Henry Seymour Tett, head of the well-known Kent firm of agricultural implement and hop-washing machine manufacturers, died on Tuesday morning at Faversham.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Canterbury Journal, Kentish Times and Farmers' Gazette - Saturday 28 September 1895
  2. 1901 Census
  3. Northampton Mercury - Friday 29 August 1913