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Edward Chidley (1858-1941)

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1858 Born in Clerkenwell[1], son of Edward Chidley and his wife Jane.

1891 Musical instrument maker, lived in Hammersmith with Jessie M Chidley 28, Gladys C Chidley 5, Erica M Chidley 2, Dorothy H Chidley 11 months and a visitor Berthal C Tesch 43[2]

1901 Concertina manufacturer, employer, lived in Hammersmith with Jessie M Chidley 37, Gladys C Chidley 15, Enid M Chidley 12, Dorothe H Chidley 10, Kenneth V Chidley 9, Percy E A Chidley 6, Gifford M Chidley 4, and his brother Percy Chidley 37, chartered accountant[3]

1911 Concertina maker, employer, living in Chiswick, with Jessie Marie Chidley 48, Enid Merceda Chidley 22, Dorothy Hope Chidley 20, Kenneth Vernon Chidley 19, Percy Edward Chidley 16, concertina maker, and Edward's brother Percy Chidley 47, also a concertina maker[4]

1941 Died in Brentford[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1911 census
  5. BMD