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Edward Channon

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Edward Channon (c1855-1932) of E. Channon and Sons

1901 Living at 6 High street, Dorchester: Edward Channon (age 46 born Sherborne), Coach Builder - Employer. with his wife Norah Channon (age 52 born Cheltenham) and their six children; Ernest Channon (age 19 born Trowbridge), Coach Builder; Herbert Channon (age 18 born Trowbridge), Coach Builder; Ralph Channon (age 16 born Trowbridge); Percy Channon (age 14 born Trowbridge); Nora Channon (age 11 born Trowbridge); and Elsie Channon (age 9 born Weymouth). One servant.[1]

1911 Living at 7 Greenhill, Weymouth: Edward Channon (age 56 born Sherborne), Carriage and Motor Builder - Employer. with his wife Nora Channon (age 62 born Cheltenham) and their two children Ralph Channon (age 26 born Trowbridge), Motor Expert - Channons Motor Carriage Works, and Elsie Channon (age 19 born Weymouth). Also his sister-in-Law Emma Beaton (age 84 born N.K.). One servant.[2]

Ernest and Ralph continued in business in Dorchester while Herbert and Percy emigrated to the USA

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. 1911 Census