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1897 Born the son of Richard Forshaw and his wife Alice Kilshaw
1911 Living at 16 Lathom Road Southport: Richard Forshaw (age 51 born Bold), Brewer. With his wife Alice Forshaw (age 51 born Burtonwood) and their five children: Herman Forshaw (age 22 born Burtonwood), Brewery Manager; Mary Forshaw (age 21 born Burtonwood); James Forshaw (age 17 born Burtonwood), Brewery Traveller; Jane Forshaw (age 16 born Burtonwood); and Richard Forshaw (age 13 born Burtonwood).
1915 Apprenticed with Leyland Motors
1924 Formed Burtonwood Engineering Co
1926 Married Barbara Ruth Ester Cutter and had two children (Barbara Carol and Dickon). He is listed as a Brewery Director.
1959 Sold Burtonwood Engineering Co
1961 Formed R. Dutton-Forshaw and Son and in 1967 the became the Dutton-Forshaw Group
1985 October 03rd. Died, of Ridge House, Barnes Lane, Milford-on-Sea, Hants.