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Brentford Dynasties - Taylor


The Taylor family lived in Kew during the C18 & C19: they were bakers & ran the Post Office on Kew Green. John Donville Taylor was the first in the family to move to Brentford where he married Brentford-born Maria Sarah Parsons, daughter of Thomas Parsons, in 1840. They ran a bakery on the High Street, Old Brentford. Their four sons stayed in Brentford and three were councillors.

Family Tree

John Donville Taylor had four sons who survived into adulthood:
  1. Henry Taylor (1844 - 1899): manager at the Royal Brewery, councillor
  2. Joseph Thomas Taylor (1845 - 1915): market gardner, freemason, Wesleyan, councillor, JP
  3. George Taylor (1846 - 1914): baker, father of 6
  4. Charles Taylor (1856 - 1930): gas company clerk, councillor

Published January 2007; updated July 2012