John RUSSELL II (AFN 1L8H-BJ6)
Born: 21 Jan 1711 Place: Guildford, Surrey, England
Died: 1 Jun 1804 Place: Guildford, Surrey, England
Father: John RUSSELL I
Married: Ann PARVISH (AFN 1L8H-9ZP)
Born: 1719 Place: Guildford, Surrey,
Died: 1775 Place: Guildford, Surrey, England
Russell II, like his father, managed the family business and was also Mayor of
Guildford in 1779, 1789, 1791 and finally in 1797 when he was 86 years old.
John Russell II was born in
Guildford on January 21, 1711 and died on June 1, 1804 in Guildford. He married
Ann Parvish in 1741 in St Mary’s Church in Guildford. Ann Parvish, also from
Guildford, was born in 1719 and died in 1775. They lived at 32 High Street, the
same location where the business operated. Today, the building is used by a
store called Hobb’s. On the second floor outside walls there are two plaques
which read “Russell House” and “Birthplace of John Russell, RA 1745-1806
John Russell II and Ann
Parvish had 7 children:
- Ann. Born in Guildford in
1743 and died in 1806.
- John, born in Guildford on
March 29, 1745 and died April 20, 1806 in Hull, Yorkshire, England. He is
buried Under The Choir Of Holy Trinity Church in Yorkshire. He married Hannah
Faden on February 5, 1770 in St Marylebone, London, England.
- Samuel, born in Guildford
in 1746 and died in 1844. He managed the family business after the death of
his father. He was also Mayor of Guildford.
- Thomas, born in 1748 in
Guildford and died in 1822 in West Clandon, Surrey, England. Was Rector of
- Elizabeth. Born
approximately in 1750 in Guildford.
- Katherine. Born
approximately in 1753 in Guildford. She died in 1803.
- William, born in 1755 and
died in 1839 in Guildford. He married Ann Baker, born in Guilford in about
1759 and died in 1818. He was a musician and organist of Holy Trinity and
John Russell II is buried in Guildford in the Holy Trinity
churchyard with his wife Ann Parvish. His headstone reads “Father of the
Corporation” in honor of the service he provided for the community.
Created by Edgar H. Cross