William Lewis JENNESS

Date of Birth: 
12 Dec 1880
Date of Death: 
28 Nov 1952

William was born at Lower Hutt.

He married Beatrice Alexander (born at Wellington in 1881) at Lower Hutt in 1904.

They had three daughters & one son. Two of the daughters died in infancy.

William started out as a watchmaker in Nelson. He returned to Petone around 1905.

He ran a watchmaking & jewellery business in both Petone & Wellington.

In 1910 he purchased the busineess of L A Bowen in Queen St Levin, installing a manager. He then sold the business to the manager in 1911.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
William Lewis Jenness, George Lewis Jenness, Hannah Jane Heayns, Beatrice May Alexander, Duncan William Alexander, Ellen Styles, Thelma Jenness, Lewis Donald Jenness, Dorothy Craven, Thelma Jenness, Thora Kathleen Beatrice Jenness, William Henry (Harry) Barnes.