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John Featherstone

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John Featherstone (1870-1954)of G. Featherstone and Son

1870 May 24th. Born the son of George Featherstone

1881 Living at 76 Hare Street, Bethnal Green: George Featherstone (age 47 born Spitalfields), Ironmonger and Smith. With his wife Mary Featherstone (age 50 born Bethnal Green) and their four children; George Featherstone (age 15 born Bethnal Green); Alice Featherstone (age 17 born Bethnal Green); Mary Ann Featherstone (age 12 born Bethnal Green); and John Featherstone (age 10 born Bethnal Green). Also his mother Mary Ann Featherstone (age 77 born Cripplegate).[1]

1901 Living at 256 Victoria Park Road, Bethnal Green: John Featherstone (age 30 born Bethnal Green), Cycle and Motor engineer - Employer. With his wife Emma Featherstone (age 31 born Bethnal Green) and their two children; John Featherstone (age 5 born Bethnal Green); and Edith Featherstone (age 1 born South Hackney). Also his mother Mary Featherstone (age 69 born Bethnal Green).[2]

1902 Patent 16.801. John Featherstone, 234 Bethnal Green Road. Improvements in and relating to cycle fittings.[3]

1903 Patent 10.664. John Featherstone, 234 Bethnal Green Road. Improvements in and relating to carburettors for vapourising hydro-carbons for us in internal combustion engines.[4]

1904 Patent 649. John Featherstone, 234 Bethnal Green Road. Improvements in and relating to carburettors for vapourising hydro-carbons for us in internal combustion engines.[5]

1904 Listed as living at 256 Victoria Park Road and joint owner of a shop and factory at 234 Bethnal Green Road.[6]

1911 Living at 1 Coronation Terrace, Truro, Cornwall: John Featherstone (age 39 born St. Matthews, London), Foreman engineer - Motor Vehicle Industry. With his wife Emma and their three children.[7]

1939 Living in Carmarthen. General Engineer. With his wife Emma.[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. East London Observer - Saturday 16 August 1902
  4. Essex Guardian - Saturday 30 May 1903
  5. Tower Hamlets Independent and East End Local Advertiser - Saturday 30 January 1904
  6. London, England, Electoral Registers
  7. 1911 Census
  8. 1939 Census