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James Frank Buckingham

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James Frank Buckingham (1887-1956) of the Buckingham Engineering Co and J. F. Buckingham

1887 Born in Blackheath the son of Colonel Frederick James Buckingham and his wife Laura

Worked for Sunbeam and Riley

1909 Director of Riley

1911 Living at 21 St Nicholas St, Coventry: James F. Buckingham (age 24 born Blackheath), an Automobile Engineer, Employer, Single and a Boarder.[1]

1920 James Frank Buckingham, Esq. Inventor and Manufacturer of the Buckingham Incendiary Bullet.[2]

1931 Concerns an estate. '...the estate of William Edward Buckingham, M.C., deceased, late of Cheniston, Farnham, in the county of Surrey, a Major (Retired) of His Majesty's Army, who died on the 8th day of June, 1931. intestate, and to whose estate letters of administration were granted by the Principal Probate Registry to James Frank Buckingham, O.B.E....'[3]

1956 Died

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. [1] Gazette Issue 31994 published on the 27 July 1920. Page 9 of 76
  3. [2] Gazette Issue 33747 published on the 25 August 1931. Page 49 of 82
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