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Robert Jones

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Robert Jones (1874-1958) of Carbodies

1874 Born in King's Street, Bury

1898 Married Lillie Bridge

1907 Joined Charlesworth Bodies

1911 Living at 104 Kingsway Coventry. Robert Jones (age 37 born Bury), a Motor Body Builder's Foreman. With his wife (married twelve year with on child) Lillie Jones (age 33 born Rochdale) and their son Ernest Jones (age 12 born Heywood). [1]

1912 Joined Hollick and Pratt

1919 Set up Carbodies

1954 Sold his business to BSA

1958 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census