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Charles Iliffe

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1813 Born in Birmingham, son of Jeremiah Iliffe and his wife Charlotte [1]

1847 Carried on the business of Hardman and Iliffe by himself

1851 Button manufacturer and iron master, lived in Harborne with Sarah Iliffe 35, Sarah Iliffe 11, Charles Iliffe 7, Frederick Iliffe 5, Ernest Iliffe 3, Arthur Iliffe 1[2]

1855 Button maker, of Harborne[3]

1861 Button manufacturer employing about 200 men, women, boys and girls, lived in Harborne with Sarah Iliffe 45, Sarah Iliffe 21, Charles Iliffe 17, Frederick Iliffe 15, Ernest Iliffe 13, Arthur Iliffe 11, Julia Iliffe 9, Alice Iliffe 7, Louisa Iliffe 5[4]

1863 Left the business of Iliffe and Player Brothers, late Hardman and Iliffe.

1881 Agent for sale of jewel goods, lived in Kings Norton with his family[5]

1896 Charles Henry Iliffe died in Birmingham[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1855 Birmingham Directory
  4. 1861 census
  5. 1881 census
  6. BMD