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1869 Born in Wrexham, son of Alfred Owen, an ironmonger, and his wife Dora
1871 Living in Wrexham; his father was an ironmonger/master employing 18 men, 8 boys
1881 Attended St Oswalds school, Chester
1891 Alfred E Owen 21, mining engineer, living Wrexham with Alfred Owen 57, Dora E Owen 57, Helen E Owen 23, Marie G Owen 20, Dora M Owen 19
1893 Joined the Rubery brothers in Rubery and Co
1900 Married Florence Lucy Beech (1878–1958).
1901 Structural ironwork manufacturer, employer, living in Walsall with Florence Owen
1908 Birth of first of 3 children, Alfred George Beech Owen
1910 Attained sole control of Rubery, Owen and Co
1911 Manufacturer (Structural Steel), employer, living in Sutton Coldfield, with Florence Lucy Owen 33, Alfred George Beech Owen 2, Ernest William Beech Owen 5 months