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Edmund Russell Brayshaw

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Edmund Russell Brayshaw (1879-1966), Managing Director, Brayshaw Furnaces and Tools

1879 Born

Ed. at Sidcot School, afterwards took Mechanical Engineering Day Course at Manchester School of Technology.

Served apprenticeship with Royce Ltd, followed by a year in Drawing Office of General Electric Co

1911 Living at 169 Withington Road, Whalley Range, Manchester: Alfred Brayshaw (age 80 born Leeds), Invoice Clerk - Gasworks - Manchester Corporation. With his wife Jane Eliza Brayshaw (age 71 born Manchester) and their three children; Elizabeth Brayshaw (age 46 born Manchester), secretary - Maternity and Rescue Home; Shipley Neave Brayshaw (age 39 born Manchester), General Engineering Tools, Furnaces; and Edmund Russell Brayshaw (age 32 born Manchester), Manager in Engineering works, Tools and Furnaces. Two servants.[1]

1939 Managing Director, Brayshaw Furnaces and Tools, Ltd., Belle Vue Works, West Gorton, Manchester. Private address: Dean Row, Wilmslow, Cheshire. Member of Wilmslow Urban District Council and of Wilmslow and Alderley Elect. Board.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census