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Michael Rabone

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Michael Rabone ( -1808)

c1780 Founded a business as rule maker at 8 Snow Hill, Birmingham, that later became John Rabone and Sons

Also traded at Hockley Abbey Works

Wife was Elizabeth

1784 September 27th. Married in St. Martin, Birmingham, to Elizabeth Smith

1897 Birth of son John Rabone

1801 Listed as Michael Rabone, 8 Snow Hill, Birmingham, and also at Bull Street, Birmingham. Rule Maker, Wood Turner, Tool Maker.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1801 Chapman's Birmingham Directory