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Henry Herbert Collier

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Henry Herbert Collier (c.1859-1925)

1859 Born Birkenhead

c.1883 Married Louisa; they had 6 children

1891 An iron turner, living in Plumstead with Louisa Collier 26, Henry Collier 7, Charles Collier 5, Gertrude Collier 4, Louisa Collier 3, Grace Collier 6 months[1]

1901 A cycle and general engineer, an employer[2]

1908 H. Collier and Sons business founded to build Matchless motorcycles with Henry H. Collier as chairman[3]

1911 Managing director of a motor cycle works (H. Collier and Sons); living in Plumstead, Woolwich, with his wife Louisa and daughters Gertrude 24, Louisa 23, Grace 20, and son Herbert Collier 3[4]

1925 Died [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. 1901 census
  3. The Times, Nov 19, 1928
  4. 1911 census
  5. The Times, Nov 19, 1928