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Thomas Bayliss

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Thomas Bayliss (1844-1905) of Bayliss, Thomas and Slaughter

1844 Born in Birmingham, the son of Thomas Bayliss, a Butcher, and his wife Charlotte

1868 Worked for Coventry Machinists Co

1874 Joined John Thomas, a Cutler, and became Bayliss, Thomas and Slaughter

1881 Living at Cromwell Street, Coventry: Thomas Bayliss (age 37 born Birmingham), a Bicycle Manufacturer. With his wife Rosina (age 37 born Birmingham) and their son Charles T. (age 16 born Birmingham), a Mechanic, and James W. (age 13 born Birmingham). Also his married sisters and some nephews and nieces (surname of Duncan). [1]

1896 July. Listed of Sherborne House, Butts, Coventry. Councillor and Managing Director of Bayliss, Thomas and Co.[2]

1901 Listed as a Cycle Manufacturer and employer.[3]

1905 December 29th. Died. Detailed obituary.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Saturday 25 July 1896
  3. 1901 Census
  4. Coventry Herald - Saturday 06 January 1906