Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 135,192 pages of information and 215,398 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
James Welton Sparke (c1868-1951) of the Overseas Motor Co
ca.1868 Born the son of Walton Sparke, a Clerk, and his wife Caroline.
1911 Boarding at Whitburn Cottage, 7A Whitburn Place, Bridgnorth: James Welton Sparke (age 43 born Birmingham), Manufacturer of Motor Cycles - Employer. With his wife Hannah Sparke (age 29 born Preston). In the home of Hubert George Home, a Builder, and his wife.
1951 Juy 24th. Died in Bournemouth. Probate to Jack Welton Sparke, Electrical Engineer, and Edward James Sparke, Physicist.