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John Solomon Vivian Bickford

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John Solomon Vivian Bickford (c1870-1918) of Bickford Burners Co

1870 April 26th. Born at Tuckingmill, Cornwall the son of Julia Bickford (c1828-c1909)

1893 Married Charlotte Bertha Smith

1901 Living at Basset Road, Camborne: John S. V. Bickford (age 30 born Tuckingmill), Mechanical Engineer and Employer. With his wife Bertha Bickford (age 28 born Camborne) and their children; Iris Bickford (age 6 born Johannesburg); George Bickford (age 4 born Falmouth); and Margaret Bickford (age 11 months born Camborne). Three servants.[1]

1911 Living at Trevarno, Sithney, Helston: William Noel Bickford Smith (age 29 born Sithney, Cornwall), Gentleman. With his brother-in-law John Solomon Vivian Bickford (age 40 born Tuckingmill), Gentleman; his sister Charlotte Bertha Bickford (age 39 born Camborne); his niece Margaret Beryl Bickford (age 10 born Camborne). Three servants.[2]

1918 October 27th. Died at Tuckingmill, Cornwall. Probate to Charlotte Bertha Bickford, Widow, and George Henry Ivan Bickford and John Clifford Bickford Smith.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census
  2. 1911 Census