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John Slaughter

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John Slaughter (1834- ) of Aylesbury

Born 1834

Worked for Coventry Machinists Co

1874 Set up as Bayliss, Thomas and Slaughter

1881 Living at 17 Paynes Lane (age 47 born Aylesbury) a Bicycle Manufacturer employing 159 hands. With his wife Martha Slaughter (age 45 born St Luke's, Mddx) and their children John Slaughter (age 21 born Dorset Square, London), a Bicycle Machinist, Minnie Slaughter (age 16 born Marylebone), Thomas Slaughter (age 11 born Walworth) and Alice Slaughter (age 8 born Coventry).[1]

1896 July. Listed of Stoke Park, Coventry. Director of Bayliss, Thomas and Co.[2]

1901 Living at Stoke Park, Coventry (age 67 born Aylesbury), a Cycle Manufacture and Employer - Widower. Also his daughter Alice (age 28 born Coventry) and his niece Rose Slaughter (age 24 born Stamford, Lincs). [3]

1911 Living at 1 Stoke Park Coventry (age 77 born Aylesbury), a Retired Cycle Manufacturer. With his wife (married nine years) Hatie (age 52 born Southwark). Also his nephew Cyril Hudson (age 15 born South Kensington). One servant. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Saturday 25 July 1896
  3. 1901 Census
  4. 1911 Census