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George Abraham Polkey

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George Abraham Polkey (c1868- ) of George Polkey

c1868 Born in Birmingham the son of George Polkey, Lamp Manufacturer, and his wife Sarah Ann,

1871 Living at 3 Brighton Road, Aston, Birmingham: George Polkey (age 40 born Loughborough), Lamp Maker. With his wife Sarah A. Polkey (age 23 born Birmingham) and their two children George A. Polkey (age 3 born Birmingham) and Agnes M. Polkey (age 1 born Birmingham).[1]

1892 July 5th. Married to Annie Payne the daughter of Henry Payne, a Blacksmith. George Abraham is a metal spinner.

1911 Living at 89 Whitehall Road, Handsworth, Birmingham: George Abraham Polkey (age 43 born Birmingham), Lamp Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Annie Polkey (age 43 born Birmingham). Also his wife's sisters Ellen Payne and Emily Payne and his niece Gladys Hilda Payne.[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1911 Census