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Richard Edgar Holbrook

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Richard Holbrook, his sons Charles and Richard, and grandson Richard Edgar with his staff, possibly in the early 1880s

Richard Edgar Holbrook of Holbrook and Sons

1879 Born in Stratford, Essex[1], son of Richard Holbrook

1905 Took charge of the works of Holbrook and Sons[2]

1911 Richard Holbrook 63, machine tool maker, lived in Leytonstone, with Mary Holbrook 57, Richard Edgar Holbrook 31, machine tool maker, and Ruby Beatrice Holbrook 27[3]

1972 Died in Hove[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. The Engineer 1936/10/16
  3. 1911 census
  4. BMD