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William George Hammon

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1868 Born in Coventry the son of Walter George Hammon, a watch case manufacturer, and his wife Sarah

1891 Walter G. Hammon is a boarder at Clevedon Villa, Earl street, Coventry (age 23 born Coventry), a Watch Case maker.[1]

1917 Q3. Died age 49


1893 Bankrupt. William George Hammon, Portland Terrace, Chapel Fields, Coventry, watch manufacturer. Commenced in business 29 years ago. [2] [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. Huddersfield Chronicle - Wednesday 30 August 1893
  3. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Thursday 31 August 1893