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John Jonathan Tennant 1895-1979

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Mark Report 25 Nov 2012 12:57

Seeking information on the above gentleman.

John Jonathan Tennant 1895-1979 was born in Liverpool 17/09/1895 to Samuel Tennant and Annie Sophia Hopper. John was a Boot/Shoe Maker as was his father in Southport. I originally put details in for marriage and children but this family proved not to be mine, as i found living people connected to the wrong family. Thank you.

Mike *

Mike * Report 25 Nov 2012 13:03

Is this your man living in Southport?


Samuel Tennant 33 - widower-Lancaster
Jane Tennant 10
Edward W Tennant 9
Samuel Tennant 7
John J Tennant 5
Florence Tennant 2
James Tennant 8 Months
Matilda Hopper 17


Mark Report 25 Nov 2012 13:05

Yes that is him Mike

I found a family i believed i was related to on fb but when i contacted them they gave me information which made me believe i had gone wrong as the names were unknown to them.... Thanks

Mike *

Mike * Report 25 Nov 2012 13:07

John Jonatham Tennant
Birth Date: 17 Sep 1895
Date of Death Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1979
Age at Death: 84
Registration district: Southport
Inferred County: Merseyside

Have you got his death cert to see who registered it ?


Mark Report 25 Nov 2012 13:09

I will order it using these details Mike, Thanks
Just hope he didnt decease in a care home as this wont help

Mike *

Mike * Report 25 Nov 2012 13:10

looks like same family although 2 Johns, both sons ( maybe firstJohn is Agnes's child)


Samuel Tennant 43 - bootmaker -Lancaster
Agnes Jane Tennant 42 - married 10years - Ulverstone
Edward William Tennant 19 - Liverpool
Samuel Tennant 17
John Tennant 16 - engineer's apprentice - Southport
John Tennant 15 - engineers apprentice - Liverpool
Florence Tennant 12


PricklyHolly Report 25 Nov 2012 13:10

Household transcription
1911 census

TENNANT, Samuel Head Married M 43 1868 Boot Maker Lancs Lancaster VIEW
TENNANT, Agnes Jane Wife Married10 years F 42 1869 Lancs Ulverston VIEW
TENNANT, Edward William Son Single M 19 1892 Boot Repairer Lancs Lpool VIEW
TENNANT, Samuel Son Single M 17 1894 Boot Repairer Lancs Lpool VIEW
TENNANT, John Son Single M 16 1895 House Joiner's Apprentice Lancs Southport VIEW
TENNANT, John Son Single M 15 1896 Engineer's Apprentice Lancs Lpool VIEW
TENNANT, Florence Daughter F 12 1899 School Lancs Southport VIEW
RG number: RG14
Piece: 22884
Reference: RG14PN22884 RG78PN1340A RD457 SD6 ED18 SN100
Registration District: Ormskirk
Sub District: North Meols
Enumeration District: 18
Parish: Southport
Address: 8 Market St Southport
County: Lancashire

It seems Samuel remarried


Mark Report 25 Nov 2012 13:12

Yes i have those details thanks he died not long after his first wife passed away.

Florence is another mystery who just vanishes without a trace


PricklyHolly Report 25 Nov 2012 13:12

Marriages Sep 1901 (>99%)

PICTHALL Agnes Jane Ormskirk 8b 1522
Tennant Samuel Ormskirk 8b 1522


Mark Report 25 Nov 2012 13:14

Already have this Prickly - its John Jonathan Tennant i am interested in

Mike *

Mike * Report 25 Nov 2012 13:17

Florence probably married

Maybe John J never did