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Thomas Bishton

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of 87 Vittoria Street, Birmingham. Telephone: Birmingham Central 3256

1871 Living at Race Course, Wolverhampton: Thomas Bishton (age 29 born Wolverhampton), Galvanizer employing 60 men, 20 boys and 16 girls. With his wife and family.[1]

1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Electro-plate, Cake Baskets, Butters, Tea Sets, Cruets, Tier Stands, Egg Frames, Manicure Stands, sets with Imitation Butterfly Wings, etc. Birmingham Jewellers' and Silversmiths' Association Member. (Stand Nos. J.43 and J.54) [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 22