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Samuel Gordon (1846-1935)

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Samuel Gordon (1846-1935), founder of Gordon's Motor Carriage Works

1846 Born in Armagh, Ireland (says Birmingham in 1911) the son of Alexander Gordon, Huckster, and his wife Margaret

1861 Living at 122 Front Street, Birmingham: Alexander Gordon (age 47 born Armagh, Ireland). Huckster. With his wife Margaret Gordon (age 41 born Armagh, Ireland) and their seven children; Henry Gordon (age 16 born Armagh, Ireland) Brass Founder; Samuel Gordon (age 15 born Armagh, Ireland), Assistant Smith; James Gordon (age 13 born Marston, Beds), Messenger; Alexander Gordon (age 11 born Apsley, Beds); Alfred Gordon (age 7 born Apsley, Beds); Emily M. Gordon (age 2 born Birmingham); and Charles A. Gordon (age 3 months born Birmingham). One servant. One boarder.[1]

1911 Living at 7 Hilden Street, Haulgh Bolton: Samuel Gordon (age 65 born Birmingham), Coach Builder - Employer. With his wife Sarah Gordon (age 64 born Edinburgh) and their six children; Elizabeth Gordon (age 38 born Halifax), Saleswoman; Alexander Gordon (age 35 born Bolton), Coach Body Maker; Samuel Gordon (age 33 born Bolton), Coach Painter; Florence Gordon (age 32 born Bolton), Dressmaker; Sarah Jane Gordon (age 25 born Bolton), Saleswoman; and Annie Gordon (age 20 born Bolton), Teacher.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1911 Census