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Adam Nicholls Oliver

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Adam Nicholls (1873-1952) Oliver of the Barnstaple Cabinet Co

1873 Born at St Minver, Cornwall, the son of John Oliver, Master Mason, and his wife Mary Jane Lawry

1900 Married Lucy Elizabeth Eyres

1911 Living at 81 Newport Road, Barnstaple: Adam Nicholls Oliver (age 38 born St Minver, Cornwall), Cabinet Maker and Employer. With his wife Lucy Elizabeth Oliver (age 30 born Fremington); his mother Mary Jane Oliver (age 81 born St. Mabyn, Cornwall); and his children Phyllis Lawry Oliver (age 9 born Fremington); Marjorie Oliver (age 7 born Fremington); John Neville Oliver (age 5 born Fremington); and Joan Lawry Oliver (age 3 born Fremington); Also his sister-in-law Emmie Eyres (age 21 born Fremington), Single. One servant.[1]

1951 April 15th. Died.

1951 June 27th. Probate. Of Rosebank, Runsam Road, Barnstaple. To John Neville Oliver, company director, Arthur Wilcox Hughes, retired schoolmaster and William Paige Hatton, solicitor.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census