The late Mr C. F. FINNEY
The death took place on Tuesday suddenly at his residence, Huyton House, Huyton, of Mr Charles Frederick FINNEY who had recently been suffering from influenza, his illness had so weakened him that he succumbed to heart failure.
Deceased was the head of the firm Messers FINNEY and Sons chartered accountants, North John St, and a native of Liverpool born in 1841. Being a son of a freeman of the borough, he was one of the rapidly diminishing company of freemen and proud of the honour.
He was educated in Liverpool and afterwards at the Stonyhurst College on leaving which he entered the office of his father, who was a public accountant in Liverpool. As a member of the Roman Catholic body he took an active part in various charitable institutions, including the Boy’s Refuge, St Anne St and the Catholic Reformatory Association.
He possessed a large library at his home, archaeology being a subject to which he was devoted and widely read. He leaves a widow and grown up family of 4 sons and 2 daughters.
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