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John Jenson

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John Jenson (c1811-1885) of Jenson and Nicholson

Married to Harriet

1843 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership business carried on by us the undersigned, George Frederick Truman and John Jenson, as Oilmen, &c. at No. 118, High-Street, Shoreditch, has been dissolved. '[1]

1851 Living at 37 Barbican, St Giles Cripplegate, Mddx: John Jenson (age 40 born St Lukes, Mddx.), Varnish Manufacturer. With his wife Harriet Jenson (age 38 born Walton, Northants.). Also a shopman and a servant.[2]

1864 Mention. 'John Jenson, of Gosswell-street, in the county of Middlesex, Colour Manufacturer'[3]

1885 April 23rd. Died, of 65 Goswell Road, Mddx, and afterwards of Peterborough, but late of Walton, Northampton. Probate to his widow Harriet Jenson and others.

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