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Edwin Hollis Perks

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1862 Born in Wolverhampton, son of Samuel Hollis Perks

1871 Samuel Perks 40, edge tool manufacturer, master, employing 60 men and 13 boys, lived in Wolverhampton with Emma Perks 43, Edwin Hollis Perks 8 , Bernard Perks 4[1]

1882 Oxford University

1887 BA degree

1894 Left Drew Bear Ransome and Perks

1901 Constructional engineer, employer, lived in London[2]

1939 Constructional engineer, lived in Folkestone[3]

1943 Died in Totnes[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. 1901 census
  3. 1939 register
  4. BMD