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Joseph Hinks

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Joseph Hinks (1840-1931) of James Hinks and Son

1840 Born the son of James Hinks

1861 Living at (?), Handsworth: James Hinks (age 48 born Caldicote, Warks), Lamp Manufacturer employing 120 hands. With his wife Elizabeth Hinks (age 44 born Birmingham) and their three children; Joseph Hinks (age 20 born Birmingham); Rosa J. Hinks (age 13 born Birmingham); and Clara E. Hinks (age 1 born Hornchurch, Staffs.) Two servants.[1]

1865 June 1st. Married in Aston to Francis Ann Dain

1911 Living at The Templars, Bridge End, Warwick: Joseph Hinks (age 70 born Birmingham), Chairman Lamp Manufacturing Co. With his wife Frances Ann Hinks (age 67 born Erdington). Married 45 years with 8 children of whom 7 are living. Four servants.[2]

1890-3 Mayor of Leamington.[3]

1931 April 24th. Died, of Orkney Cottage, Taplow, Bucks. Probate to Francis Dain Hinks and others.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. Rugby Advertiser - Friday 08 May 1931