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John Bown

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1836 Born in Birmingham the son of John Bown, a Dray Man, and his wife Martha.[1]

1841 John Bown 40, lived in Birmingham, with Martha Bown 38, William Bown 6, John Bown 5, Benjamin Bown 1, Mary Bown 11, Harriet Bown 9, Eliza Bown 6, Martha Bown 3[2]

1891 John Bown 53, bicycle maker, lived in Birmingham with Emma Bown 52, William Bown 29, bicycle maker, Mary Bown 20, Amos Bown 15, Thomas Bown 11[3]

1911 Retired; lived with Amos, a Cycle Finisher, and his family in Deritend[4]

1914 Died in Aston[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1841 census
  3. 1891 census
  4. 1911 census
  5. BMD