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Simon Onions

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Simon Onions (1773-1842), bellows maker of Bradford street, Birmingham

c1773 Born

1794 November 2nd. Married to Ann Brookes

1809 Birth of his son John Collingwood Onions

1820 Mentioned as bellows maker.[1]

1827 Mentioned as Simon Onions, Bellows-maker, Moseley-street, Birmingham.[2]

1842 November 11th. Died. 'On Friday last, age 69, Mr. Simon Onions, of Moseley street, in this town.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Chronicle - Thursday 21 December 1820
  2. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 05 November 1832
  3. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 14 November 1842