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James John Gill

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James John Gill (1892-1968) of T. H. Gill and Son and Gill Allweather Bodies

1892 Born in Paddington the son of Thomas Howard Gill and his wife Charlotte Annie Purnell.

1911 Living at 23 Chilworth Street, Paddington: Thomas Howard Gill (age 46 born London), Motor Body Builder - Employer. With his wife Charlotte Anne Gill (age 38 born Westbourne Park) and their son James John Gill (age 18 born Paddington). Also his nephew. One servant.[1]

1934 Chr. and Man. Dir. Gill Allweather Bodies, Ltd., London. B. 7 July 1892, London. Ed.: Polytechnic Regent Street. Car.: training in coachbuilding; enlisted 1914; transferred to aircraft manufacture 1917; 1919 joined T. H. Gill, coachbuilders, and purchased business in 1922; company formed in 1925; appointed Man. Dir. and Chr. Md.: 3 children.

1938 Mentioned. James John Gill (45), coach builder of 23 Chilworth Street, Paddington on drink charge.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. West Middlesex Gazette - Saturday 05 March 1938