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Frank Heynes Parkyn

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Frank Heynes Parkyn (c1859-1939) of Frank H. Parkyn, Daniel Smith and Co and Walters (Wolverhampton)

c1859 Born at Truro the son of Robert Buckingham Parkyn, a Draper, and his wife Mary Ann Heynes

1883 Letter to Truro newspaper written from Wolverhampton concerning his Nonconformist beliefs.[1]

1889 August 22nd. Married Winifred Ellah Stallybrass. 'Parkyn-Stallybrass - At the Stoneway Congregational Chapel, Bridgnorth, August 22, by the Rev. R. Bellamy, of Matlock, assisted by the Rev. W. J. Wright. Frank Heynes Parkyn, of Wolverhampton (formerly Lemon Villas, Truro), to Winifred Ellah, eldest daughter the Rev. H. M. Stallybrass, of Bridgnorth (formerly pastor of the Congregational Church. Truro).'[2]

1891 Living at 339 New Hampton Road, Wolverhampton: Frank Heynes Parkyn (age 32 born Truro), Cycle Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife Winifred Ella Parkyn (age 23 born Saltaire) and their daughter Dorothy Heynes Parkyn (age 7 months born Wolverhampton). Also Harold Stalybrass (age 15 born Workworth, Derbyshire), an Apprentice. Two servants.[3]

1897 Became a Liberal member of the Town Council for St. George's Ward. He lived at 10 Rectory Terrace, Wolverhampton.

1901 Living at 342 Wolverhampton Road, Wolverhampton: Frank H. Parkyn (age 42 born Truro), Cycle Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife Winifred E. Parkyn (age 33 born Saltaire) and their two children; Dorothy H. Parkyn (age 10 born Wolverhampton); and Gerald F. Parkyn (age 8 born Wolverhampton). Two servants.[4]

1911 Living at 337 Newhampton Road, East Wolverhampton: Frank Heynes Parkyn (age 52 born Truro), Cycle Manufacturer and Director of Company. With his wife (married 21 years with four children of whom three are living) Winifred Ellen Parkyn (age 43 born Saltaire) and their son Herbert Martyn Parkyn (age 1 born Wolverhampton). Two servants.[5]

One time Vice-President of the Motor and Cycle Trades Association

1939 Will. 'Frank Heynes Parkyn, J.P., of Springhead, Sedgley, formerly in business in Wolverhampton as a cycle manufacturer and a former member of the Wolverhampton Town Council...'[6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Royal Cornwall Gazette - Friday 30 November 1883
  2. West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser - Thursday 29 August 1889
  3. 1891 Census
  4. 1901 Census
  5. 1911 Census
  6. Evening Despatch - Friday 24 February 1939