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Lionel Bury Wells

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Lionel Bury Wells (1843-1931), Engineer to the River Weaver Trustees

1843 February 12th. Born in East Portlermouth, Devon, the son of Thomas Bury Wells, Rector, and his wife Catherine Frances Stockdale

1871 October 11th. Married at Croft, Lancs., to Married to Mary Eliza Kirkman

1881 Living at Highfield House, Castle Northwich, Cheshire: Lionel B. Wells (age 38 born East Portlermouth, Devon), Civil Engineer. With his wife Mary E. Wells (age 33 born Croft, Lancs.) and their five children; Catharine E. Wells (age 6 born Pembroke Dock); Mary D. Wells (age 5 born Pembroke Dock); Lionel F. Wells (age 3 born Northwich); Elizabeth R. Wells (age 2 born Northwich); and Elenor Wells (age 11 months born Northwich). Four servants.[1]

Engineer to the River Weaver Trustees - retired 1887

1931 January 9th. Died in Devon.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census