Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Robert Perks

From Graces Guide

Partner in John Perks and Sons

c.1821 Born in Wolverhampton, son of John Perks, iron master

1861 Robert Perks 40, edge tool manufacturer employing 115 men, 20 women and 26 boys, lived in Wolverhampton with Anne Perks 40, Mary L Perks 13, Arthur Perks 11, Anne Perks 9, Alice Perks 6, John Perks 4, Walter Perks 3[1]

1868 A widower, married Mary Hancock in London[2]

1881 Robert Perks 60, retired manufacturer, lived in Newton Abbott with Annie Perks 29 Alice Perks 26, Reginald Perks 11[3]

1896 Died in Totnes[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. Parish records
  3. 1881 census
  4. National probate calendar