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William Williamson

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William Williamson (1873- ) of Birmingham Motor Manufacturing and Supply Co, Rex Motor Manufacturing Co and Williamson Motor Co

Born 1873 in Coventry

Cousin to William Douglas

1891 Living at 8 Russell Terrace, Coventry: William Williamson (age 52 born Clerkenwell), a Gold Watch Case Finisher and Employer. With his wife Emma (age 48 born Coventry) and their children William Williamson (age 19 born Coventry), a Gold Watch Case Joint Finisher; George E. Williamson (age 14 born Coventry), a Gold Watch Case Engraver Apprentice; and Harold W. Williamson (age 13 born Coventry), a Scholar. One servant. [1]

1901 Living at 28 Brookville Avenue, Willesden (age 29 born Coventry), a Secretary (Motor Car Industry). With his wife Dora C. (age 24 born West Norwood). [2]

1911 Living at 10 Palmerston Road, Coventry (38 born Coventry), a Motor Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife (married 11 years with four children of which three are living) Dora (age 33 born Norwood, London) and their children Will (age 6 born Coventry) and Ena (age 5 born Coventry). One servant. [3]

1911 Left Rex Motor Manufacturing and set up Williamson Motor Co

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. 1911 Census