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John Thomas of Bayliss, Thomas and Slaughter
1833 Born in Banbury
Worked for Coventry Machinists Co
1874 Set up as Bayliss, Thomas and Slaughter
1881 Living at Abbots Lane, Coventry (age 50 born Banbury), a Bicycle Manufacturer employing 180 hands. With his wife Sarah A. Thomas (age 52 born Banbury) and their children Frederick J. Thomas (age 25 born Banbury), Eliza M. Thomas (age 21 born Coventry), Emily L. Thomas (age 19 born Coventry), William R. Thomas (age 17 born Coventry), Sarah A. Thomas (age 15 born Coventry), and Edith H. Thomas (age 10 born Coventry).
1891 Living at Highbury Place, Coventry (age 60), a Cycle Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife Sarah A. Thomas (age 62 born Banbury) and their children Frederick Jno. Thomas (age 35 born Banbury), Eliza M. Thomas (age 31 born Coventry) and Edith H Thomas (age 20 born Coventry). One servant.