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Alfred Arthur Jones

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Alfred Jones.
January 1902.

Alfred Arthur Jones (c1871-1927) of A. A. Jones and Shipman

1901 Boarder at 20 Biddulph Street, Leicester: Alfred A. Jones (age 31 born Leicester), Shoe Machinery Agent on own account.[1]

1911 Living at Westcotes Drive, Leicester: Alfred Arthur Jones (age 40 born Leicester), Importer and Machine Tool Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Ellen Jones (age 28 born Leicester). One servant. Married nine years and no children.[2]

1927 Obituary[3]

The Late Mr. A. A. Jones.—It is with deep regret that we have to announce the death of Mr. A. A. Jones, which took place at his residence, “Brooksby,” Uppingham-road, Leicester, on Tuesday, August 23, at the age of fifty-six.

Mr. Jones’ connection with the machine-tool trade extended over a period of more than thirty years, during which time he was instrumental in establishing the company of Messrs. A. A. Jones and Shipman, Limited, Leicester, of which he was a managing director from its formation. We understand that it is the intention of the Board to carry on the business as hitherto.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. Engineering 1927/09/09