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Thomas Penn

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1816 Born son of William and Martha Penn at Greenwich[1]

Pupil at John Penn and Sons, Greenwich

c.1845 Became Engineer and Manager of the Deptford factory of John Penn and Sons

1866 Thomas Penn of Lewisham joined the Inst Civil Engineers[2]

1881 Living in Lewisham, a civil engineer, with his wife Martha (b.1822 Rotherhithe}[3]

1886 Died in Lewisham

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Sources of Information

  1. Select Births and Christenings
  2. Civil engineer Lists
  3. 1881 census
  • Civil Engineer Records