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Ernest Reynold Briggs

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1912. Willans and Robinson Drawing Office staff. Caption on reverse states that E. R. Briggs, Chief Draughtsman, is in the centre.

Ernest Reynold Briggs (c1877-1960), Chief Draughtsman of Willans and Robinson

ca.1877 Born in Stoke Newington the son of Thomas Briggs, Clerk in the Post Office, and his wife Mary.

1901 Married in Chorlton-upon-Medlock to Cordelia Hannah Smith

1911 Living at Parkside, North St, Rugby: Ernest Reynold Briggs (age 24 born Stoke Newington, London), Chief Draughtsman. No others listed.[1]

1939 Listed in Rugby as Engineer's Representative formerly Works Manager, with Cordelia.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census