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John William Longley

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John William Longley (1874-1944)

Born the son of William Longley, an Architect.

1896 Married in Bradford to Rebecca Muff 1911 Living at Fairweather Green Bradford: John William Longley (age 36 born Bradford]], Hydraulic and Mechanical Engineer (maker) - Employer. With his wife Rebecca and two children.[1]

1922 Proprietor, Hatley Engine Co., Fairweather Green, Bradford. Apprenticeship with Thomas Metcalfe, Ltd., through workshops and drawing office; Manager of firm for 6 years, leaving this position to commence business in partnership as above, now sole member of the firm.

1939 Living at 63 Poplar Grove, Bradford, Consulting Engineer. With Annie.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. 1939 Census