Adam Steinmetz Kennard was the son of John Pierce Kennard and Sophie Chapman. He married Grace Ellen Hegan in 1861. By 1881 he was a widower with three daughters, three sons, and fifteen servants living at Crawley Court in Hampshire.
Kennard remarried shortly afterwards, in 1883, to Alice Jane Gaskell; their country address was Belmore, Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire.
Kennard was a banker, landowner and justice of the peace.
UK census 1881 at http://www.familysearch.org (accessed 2004.04.22); www.thepeerage.com (accessed 2004.04).