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William Joseph ENNEVER

William Joseph ENNEVER

Male 1830 - 1917  (87 years)

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  • Name William Joseph ENNEVER 
    Born 24 Feb 1830  Marylebone, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 25 Apr 1830  St Mary's Church, St Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Joseph Ennever (1830-1917)
    William Joseph Ennever (1830-1917)
    Parish register
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851 
    Pianoforte maker 
    Census 1 Apr 1851  23 Stanhope Street, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1861 
    Pianoforte maker 
    Census 1 Apr 1861  18 Soho Square, Westminster, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living 2 Feb 1865  18 Soho Square, Westminster, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 2 Feb 1865 
    Pianoforte Maker 
    Informant 21 Jul 1868 
    Death of John Sherrott 
    Living 21 Jul 1868  115 Queens Crescent, Haverstock Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living 31 Aug 1868  Soho Square, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate (Grant of) 31 Aug 1868  Principal Registry, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Granted probate on the estate of his father-in-law. 
    John Sherrott
    John Sherrott
    National Probate Calendar
    Occupation 31 Aug 1868 
    Pianoforte Maker 
    Living 4 Sep 1868  Soho Square, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living 26 Mar 1869  115 Queens Crescent, Kentish Town, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 26 Mar 1869 
    Pianoforte Manufacturer 
    Misc 1871 
    WJ Ennever & Son piano now owned by the writer was previously in the Finchcocks museum collection 

    Occupation 1871 
    Pianoforte Maker 
    Living 28 Feb 1871  12 St Thomas's Gardens, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 28 Feb 1871 
    Pianoforte Maker Master 
    Census 1 Apr 1871  12 St Thomas's Gardens, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Misc 1874 
    Mann v Sherrott otherwise Greenhalgh 
    • Record Summary C 16/950/M61
      Scope and content
      Cause number: 1874 M61.
      Short title: Mann v Sherrott otherwise Greenhalgh.
      Documents: Bill, interrogatories.
      Plaintiffs: James Mann.
      Defendants: Sarah Ann Sherrott otherwise Sarah Ann Greenhalgh widow (abroad), William Joseph Ennever, Teresa Ann Ennever his wife, Augustus John Sherrott (abroad) and Henry Roake.
      Covering dates 1874
      Held by
      The National Archives, Kew
      Legal status Public Record(s)
      Language English
    Living 15 Sep 1880  127 Queens Crescent, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 15 Sep 1880 
    Pianoforte manufacurer 
    Occupation 1881 
    Pianoforte manufacturer 
    Census 1 Apr 1881  127 Queens Crescent, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Misc 1883 
    Sandon & Steedman began making pianos around 1883, possibly following on from Ennever and Steedman. 
    Living May 1885  57 Berner's Street, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation May 1885  127 Queen's Crescent, Haverstock Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Pianoforte Maker 
    Probate (Grant of) 29 May 1885 
    Granted probate for the estate of his father, William Joseph Ennever. 
    • ENNEVER William Joseph  Personal Estate £768.11.6d.   29 May   The Will of
       William Joseph Ennever late of 127 Queen's-crescent Haverstock Hill inthe County
       of Middlesex Pianoforte Maker who died 14 May 1885 at St. George'sHospital in the
       said County was proved at the Principal Registry by William JosephEnnever of 57
       Berner's-street in the said County and of 127 Queen's-crescent PianoforteMaker
       the Son the sole Executor.  (age 82)
    Occupation 1891 
    Pianoforte maker 
    Census 1 Apr 1891  127 Queens Crescent, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 16 Oct 1895 
    Musical Instrument Manufacturer 
    Occupation 1901 
    Piano maker & dealer 
    Census 1 Apr 1901  127 Queens Crescent, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 4 Jun 1904 
    Pianoforte maker 
    Occupation 12 Sep 1906 
    of independent means 
    Occupation 22 Feb 1908 
    of independent means 
    Occupation 23 Feb 1910 
    Retired Pianoforte Manufacturer 
    Occupation 1911 
    Retired Pianoforte Manufacturer 
    Census 1 Apr 1911  41 Tennyson Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Joseph Ennever & family
    William Joseph Ennever & family
    1911 census
    Died 3 Sep 1917  'Tiverton', 23 Inverness Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Aged 87.
    Misc 5 Sep 1917 
    death announced in The Times 
    William Joseph Ennever (1829/30-1917)
    William Joseph Ennever (1829/30-1917)
    Announcement of his death in The Times
    Probate 27 Sep 1917 
    • ENNEVER William Joseph of "Tiverton" 23 Inverness-avenue Westcliff-on-Sea Essex
      died 3 September 1917 Probate LONDON 27 September to Teresa Ann Ennever widow.
      Effects £357.4.0d. (age 87)
    William Joseph Ennever
    William Joseph Ennever
    National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations)
    Person ID I135  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2012 

    Father William Joseph ENNEVER,   Chr:  2 Jan 1803, Parish Church, St Andrew, Hornchurch, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  14 May 1885, St George's Hospital, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Jane KING,   Born:  1797/8,   Died:  28 Jun 1838, 30 Mary Street, Hampstead Road, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1824  Parish of St Marylebone, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage witnessed by Robert Ennever, who could be his father or younger brother.
    William Joseph Ennever & Jane King
    William Joseph Ennever & Jane King
    Parish register
    Family histories
    Occupations
    Occupations
    A description of the some of the more unusual or interesting occupations undertaken by Ennevers and others.
    The French Connection
    The French Connection
    A collection of early and more recent family connections with France.
    Piano manufacturers:
W. J. Ennever & Son and Ennever & Steedman, pianoforte manufacturers in London and the related Nunns family, pianoforte manufacturers of New York.
    Piano manufacturers: W. J. Ennever & Son and Ennever & Steedman, pianoforte manufacturers in London and the related Nunns family, pianoforte manufacturers of New York.
    A short history of the Ennever and Nunns pianoforte makers.
    Questions remaining
    Questions remaining
    Some of the mysteries and outstanding questions about the Ennevers and associated families that you may be able to help me with.
    Family ID F388  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (spouse) Teresa Ann SHERROTT,   Born:  1 Oct 1842, Langley, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  25 Jan 1930, 19 Norfolk Road, Brighton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1865  St Patrick's Chapel, Sutton Street, Strand, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Teresa Mary ENNEVER,   Born:  1867, St Pancras District, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1876, Pocklington, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
    +2. William Joseph ENNEVER,   Born:  26 Mar 1869, 115 Queens Crescent, Kentish Town, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  16 Aug 1947, On the way to University College Hospital, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +3. Joseph Aloysius ENNEVER,   Born:  28 Feb 1871, 12 St Thomas's Gardens, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  17 May 1934, Buckhurst Hill, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. George Joseph Vincent ENNEVER,   Born:  1872, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1916, Rochford District, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     5. Mary Amy ENNEVER,   Born:  1874, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1889, St Pancras District, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     6. Catherine Mary Isabel ENNEVER,   Born:  30 Apr 1876, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  25 May 1963, Deepdene, North Foreland Avenue, Broadstairs, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +7. John Dominic Joseph ENNEVER,   Born:  1877, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  18 Nov 1915, Hendon Cottage Hospital, Hendon, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     8. Agnes Mary ENNEVER,   Born:  25 Jan 1879, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1966, Brighton District, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +9. Philomena Mary Imelda ENNEVER,   Born:  15 Sep 1880, 127 Queens Crescent, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     10. Teresa Mary ENNEVER,   Born:  9 Jun 1882, St Pancras District, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  10 Dec 1965  (Age 83 years)
    +11. Augustus Bonaventure Joseph ENNEVER,   Born:  1883, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Before 1963  (Age < 79 years)
    Family histories
    The French Connection
    The French Connection
    A collection of early and more recent family connections with France.
    The Pelman Institute and Pelmanism
    The Pelman Institute and Pelmanism
    Details of W J Ennever's Mind Training courses.
    Piano manufacturers:
W. J. Ennever & Son and Ennever & Steedman, pianoforte manufacturers in London and the related Nunns family, pianoforte manufacturers of New York.
    Piano manufacturers: W. J. Ennever & Son and Ennever & Steedman, pianoforte manufacturers in London and the related Nunns family, pianoforte manufacturers of New York.
    A short history of the Ennever and Nunns pianoforte makers.
    William Joseph Ennever (1869-1947)
    William Joseph Ennever (1869-1947)
    An outstanding biography by John Karp of the man who founded The Pelman Institute and invented Pelmanism, the mind training course that was popular in the early 20th century.
    William Joseph Ennever (1869-1947), founder of The Pelman Institute and Pelmanism
    William Joseph Ennever (1869-1947), founder of The Pelman Institute and Pelmanism
    A brief summary of his life and career.
    Well-known family members
    Well-known family members
    All family members who I have found featured in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography or its Australian equivalent, Who's Who 2008 or with an obituary in The Times.
    Family ID F44  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Feb 1830 - Marylebone, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 25 Apr 1830 - St Mary's Church, St Marylebone, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1851 - 23 Stanhope Street, St Pancras, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1861 - 18 Soho Square, Westminster, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 2 Feb 1865 - 18 Soho Square, Westminster, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Feb 1865 - St Patrick's Chapel, Sutton Street, Strand, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 21 Jul 1868 - 115 Queens Crescent, Haverstock Hill, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 31 Aug 1868 - Soho Square, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate (Grant of) - Granted probate on the estate of his father-in-law. - 31 Aug 1868 - Principal Registry, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 4 Sep 1868 - Soho Square, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 26 Mar 1869 - 115 Queens Crescent, Kentish Town, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 28 Feb 1871 - 12 St Thomas's Gardens, St Pancras, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1871 - 12 St Thomas's Gardens, St Pancras, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 15 Sep 1880 - 127 Queens Crescent, St Pancras, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1881 - 127 Queens Crescent, St Pancras, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - May 1885 - 57 Berner's Street, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pianoforte Maker - May 1885 - 127 Queen's Crescent, Haverstock Hill, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1891 - 127 Queens Crescent, St Pancras, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1901 - 127 Queens Crescent, St Pancras, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1911 - 41 Tennyson Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Sep 1917 - 'Tiverton', 23 Inverness Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Photographs
    William Joseph Ennever (1829/30-1917)
    William Joseph Ennever (1829/30-1917)


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