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William Roper Maynard

William Roper Maynard

A carte-de-visite portrait of the solicitor William Roper Maynard (1828-1886).

Born in Bloomsbury in or about 1828 he appears on the 1851 and 1861 censuses living at 52 Westbourne Terrace in Paddington, the home of his father Joseph Maynard, also a solicitor. In 1851, aged 23, he was an 'Articled Clerk'. Ten years later he gave 'Solicitor' as his profession. In 1881 father and son were till at the same address, now both giving 'Land and Landed Property' as their source of income.

William Roper Maynard died unmarried on 25 July 1886, aged 59. He left an estate valued at £44,085.

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London on 22 September 1861.

Code: 126141
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