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Arthur Drew

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Arthur Drew (1872-c1914) of A. Drew and Co

1901 Listed as a Manager Cycle Trade.[1]

1911 Living at The Hamels, Truemans Heath, Shirley, Warwickshire: Arthur Drew (age 39 born Loughborough), Motor Cycle Spring Fork Maker - Employer. With his wife Edith Augusta Drew (age 33 born Birmingham) and their daughter Edith Hilda Drew (age 11 born Kings Norton).[2]

1913 December 5th. Died.

1914. Will details. Of Rostrevoe Lea, Green Lane, Grimes Hall, Wythall. Maker of specialities for the cycle and motor trade. Partner is William H. Osbourne. Henry Vestry is the foreman at the works. [3][4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. Birmingham Mail - Friday 30 January 1914
  4. Birmingham Daily Post - Monday 02 February 1914