Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,470 pages of information and 233,895 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
c.1809 Born, son of Edward Marratt, wireworker.
c1822 Apprenticed to John Bayard, blacksmith
1832 Married Ann Hull in Horselydown, Surrey
1851 John S Marratt 41, optician, lived in London City, with Ann Marratt 36
1861 John S Marratt 51, optician, lived in Norwood with Ann Marratt 40
1867 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore existing between us the undersigned, John Symonds Marratt and Thomas Watling Short, at No. 63, King William-street, in the city of London, as Opticians and Mathematical Instrument Makers, under the firm of Marratt and Short, was this day dissolved by mutual consent, ...'
1881 John S. Marratt 71, retired optician, lived in Wandsworth with Anne Marratt 63
1888 Died in Wandsworth