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Henry Howard

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of Stonehouse, Kidderminster

1848 Born in Tottenham, son of John E Howard and Maria Howard[1]

1851 John E Howard 43, manufacturing chemist, lived in Tottenham, with Maria Howard 44, Willm D Howard 19, Sarah M Howard 18, Joseph Howard 16, Mary E Howard 15, John E Howard 13, Mariabella Howard 10, Eleanor Howard 6, Alice Howard 4, Henry Howard 2[2]

1868 Purchased the Coombs Wood Tube Works from Noah Hingley and Sons

Subsequently he amalgamated Coombs Wood with that of Lloyd and Lloyd, of Nile Street, Birmingham.

1871 Tube manufacturer, living in Halesowen, with Alice Gertrude Howard 22[3]

1881 Henry Howard 32, master manufacturer, lived in Kidderminster with Alice G. Howard 32, Stanley McK. Howard 9, Henry Eliot Howard 7, Geoffrey W. Howard 4, Agnes G.M. Howard 1[4]

1891 Director of Lloyd and Lloyd; identified the Benardos electric arc welding process as a way of reducing breakage of welded tubes when forming bends and joints.

1891 Henry Howard 43, JP, county councillor, wrought iron tube manufacturer, farmer, lived in Kidderminster, with Alice Gertrude Howard 42, Stanley McKnight Howard 19, Henry Eliot Howard 17, Geoffrey Weston Howard 14, Agnes Gertrude Marjory Howard 11, Sibyl Ottice Howard 6[5]

Final chairman of Lloyd and Lloyd and deputy chairman of Stewarts and Lloyds

1911 Managing Director steel and iron trade, employer, living in Kidderminster[6]

1934 Died in Kidderminster[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. 1911 census
  7. National Probate calendar