Frederick Fenn

Place of Birth

  • Born      20 January 1866 Wolverhampton
  • Died       16 March 1940 Blackpool

Frederick Fenn was born: 20 January 1866 at Wolverhampton, the youngest son of Edward and Elizabeth Fenn. He married: September 21st, 1891, to Eliza Ada Daniel, only daughter of Samuel and Harriet Daniel, of Longsight, Manchester, on 21 September 1891 and has issue two sons and one daughter: Hilda, Frederick Daniel, Arthur Samuel.  He commenced independent practice about 1902 as Architect and Surveyor at 11 Chapel Walks and was a Fellow of the Manchester Society of Architects. He was elected Licentiate of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1911 and a Fellow in 1928.He was a Justice of the Peace and held numerous additional appointments as listed in Lancashire Biographies and Rolls of Honour 1917.

Councillor, Manchester City Council (C), Levenshulme North Ward, November, 1909; a Member of the late Levenshulme Urban District Council, April, 1906, to November, 1909; Last Chairman of the Council; Manchester Special Constable, Company 83, attached to the D. Division, Cavendish Street Station, appointed September, 1914; a Member of the Levenshulme Committee for Recruiting ; Member of Local Tribunal; Member of the Executive of the Levenshulme Auxiliary Military Hospital People's Warden, St. Peter's Church, Levenshulme; twenty five years Teacher, Superintendent, and Manager of St. Paul's Bennett Street Sunday School. Manchester; three years Superintendent of St. Luke's, Chorlton on Medlock Sunday Evening Ragged School; formerly Secretary, Chairman, and President of the Levenshulme Conservative Association and Club; Ruling Councillor, Primrose League, 1914 1915. Masonic Lodge: P.M. and Treasurer of the "Ashton" Lodge, 1140, Heaton Moor, West Lancs; Almoner and Charity Representative of Semper Paratus Lodge, 3440, Manchester, East Lancs; Provincial Grand Superintendent of Works, East Lancs.

1903-1919 : Frederick Fenn arch and surveyor, 11 Chapel Walks Manchester
1926-1936 : Frederick Fenn FMSA LRIBA 1, North Parade, Parsonage, Manchester

1901: Levenshulme (census)
1903 : Pen-y-Bryn Buckingham Road, Levenshulme
1909-1924 : “Ardath,” 4 Central Avenue, Rushford Park, Levenshulme
1936 : “Ardath,” 9 Fog Lane Didsbury Manchester (London Gazette 26 April 1940 p2049)
1940 : 270 Queen’s Drive Bispham Blackpool (London Gazette 26 April 1940 p2049)

Reference : Lancashire Biographies and Rolls of Honour. Introduction by W. Ralph Hall Caine. Published by Richard J. James At 10 11 12 Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row 1917