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William Posnette Manners

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William Posnette Manners (1847-1915) of Worthingtons

Joined Worthington and Co as a junior clerk

1874 July 8th. Married at Burton-on-Trent to Clara Gothard

1900 Director of J. H. Graham and Chairman of Worthington and Co

1901 Living at The Highlands, Winshill, Burton-on-Trent: William P. Manners (age 54 born Burton-on-Trent), Brewer's Director - Employer. With his wife Clara Manners (age 47 born Burton-on-Trent) and their seven children; Henry P. Manners (age 25 born Stapenhill), Brewer - Employer; Eunice Manners (age 22 born Stapenhill); Arthur Manners (age 21 born Stapenhill), Brewer's Manager; Olive Manners (age 19 born Stapenhill); Susan G. Manners (age 17 born Stapenhill); Ethel A. Manners (age 15 born Winshill); and Cecil F. Manners (age 11 born Winshill). Also his sister-in-law Annie Goutte. Six servants.[1]

1915 February 22nd. Died. Of The Highlands, Burton-on-Trent.

1915 Will. Mentions his sons Henry Posnette Manners of the Monometer Manufacturing Co; Cecil Manners; Harry Manners; Ernest Manners; and Arthur Manners. Also daughters and his wife and others.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census
  2. Burton Daily Mail - Saturday 31 July 1915