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John Thomas James

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c.1861 Born in Handsworth

1871 John James 40, engine fitter, lived in Birmingham with Maria James 39, Elizabeth G James 15, Annie M James 14, Henry W James 12, driller, John T. James 9, William T James 3, Ethel R James 5 Months[1]

1884 Married Ellen Dyas in Birmingham[2]

Founded the Birmingham Rim Works in Loveday Street, Birmingham

1891 John T James 29, cycle rim maker, lived in Aston with Ellen James 31, Harold D James 5, Archibald James 4, Douglas D James 3, John T James 1, Ruby D James 4 months[3]

1901 John T James 39, cycle rim manufacturer, lived in Handsworth with Ellen James 41, Harold Dyas James 15, Douglas D James 13, John T James 11, Dorothy R James 10, Ivy G James 8, Grace D James 6, Nellie G James 5, Mabel A James 2[4]

1902 Died in West Bromwich[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. BMD
  3. 1891 census
  4. 1901 census
  5. BMD