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John Flather (1873-1963)

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1873 Born in Sheffield, son of John Flather

1901 John Flather 70, joiner's tool manufacturer, employer, lived in Ecclesall Bierlow with Mary H Flather 67, Helena Flather 41, Betsey Flather 34, John Flather 27, Joiner's tool assistant and traveller[1]

1902 Purchased his father's and uncle's business, David Flather and Sons

1911 John Flather 80, retired Joiner's Tool Manufacturer, lived in Broomhill, Sheffield, with Mary Hannah Flather 77, Helena Flather 51 and John Flather 37, Joiner's Tool Manufacturer, employer, widowed[2]

1938 the David Flather and Sons was still operating at Solly Street, Sheffield, 1

1939 Joiners Tool Manufacturer (Travelling), lived in Sheffield with Clara Flather[3]

1963 Died in Sheffield[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. 1911 census
  3. 1939 register
  4. BMD