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John Ridgway

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John Ridgway (c1869-1942) of the Pilot Cycle and Motor Co

Born the son of Joseph Ridgway, a Cycle dealer.

1897 Married at Birchfield to Amelia Elizabeth Lee. John is of Witton Road, Aston, and a Cycle maker.

1911 Living at 83 Soho Road, Handsworth, Staff: John Ridgway (age 42 born Hanley), Cycle Maker - Employer. With his wife Amelia Elizabeth Ridgway and their son John Ridgeway (age 12 born Birmingham).[1]

1939 Listed in the Rubery Hill Mental Hospital.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. 1939 Census