Charles Allen Du Val

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George Constantine Evan Renney 1831-1908

George Constantine Evan Renney
Born: 1831 Liverpool
Died: 1908 Cadiz, Spain
William Renney
Elizabeth Gregory 1806-1879
Jemima Hampton Renney 1829-1894
William Renney 1833-1874

George Constantine Evan Renney was born in 1831 at Pleasant Street in Liverpool, and was baptised on 8 September 1831 at St Peter's Roman Catholic church in Liverpool.

After the death of his father and the re-marriage of his mother, he probably lived with his step-father Charles Allen Du Val and mother in their home in Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester. However when the Census was taken in 1841 aged ten years he was staying with his brother William Renney aged eight years in Dickinson Street in Manchester with his maternal grandmother Sarah Du Val nee Eskildson the mother of Charles Allen Du Val (1).

George Constantine Evan Renney emigrated to Spain where he married Ana y Valverde, and became known as Jorge Constantino Evan Renney.

He died on 2 May 1908 in Cadiz, Spain.

Administration of his English property was granted on 4 December 1950 (2).


(1) With them were her grandchildren Henrietta Munsell Eskildson Wall du Val, Julia Du Val and Edward James Du Val, all born in Ireland.

(2) "RENNEY George Constantine otherwise Jorge Constantino Evan Renney of Calle Bilbao 4 Cadiz Spain died 2 May 1908 Administration (with Will) (limited) Manchester 4 December to sir Walter Palmer Cobbett C.B.E. knight Richard Cobbett and Ronald james Stanley Martin solicitors attorneys of Ana Renney y Valverde. Effects £482 17s 1d. in England." National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 1858-1966 (1950) page 780.