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Charles Henry Roe

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Charles Henry Roe (1887-1965).

Charles Henry Roe (1887-1965) of Charles H. Roe

Charles Henry Roe was a coachbuilder, draughtsman, engineer and entrepreneur who established a coach works business bearing his name in Leeds, Yorkshire in 1917. He continued to be its managing director until 1952.

1911 Living at 6 East Mount Road, York, age 23 born York, a draughtsman at the Railway Company Carriage Works. With his father Charles Roe, a foreman at the Railway Co Carriage Works. Also his mother and siblings.[1]

1913 Married in Chester to Kathleen Huxley (1889-1983)

1939 Living at Boston Hall, Wetherby, born 1887, with his wife Kathleen and their Daughter Elizabeth.[2]

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  1. 1911 Census
  2. 1939 Census