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Samuel Hollis Perks

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1831 Born in Wolverhampton, son of John Perks

1851 John Perks 53, iron master .... employing 120.. men, lived in Wolverhampton with Louisa Perks 36, Samuel H Perks 20, edge tool manufacturer, John H Perks 9, Emma Perks 5, Eliza Perks 3[1]

1871 Samuel Perks 40, edge tool manufacturer, master, employing 60 men and 13 boys, lived in Wolverhampton with Emma Perks 43, Edwin Hollis Perks 8 , Bernard Perks 4[2]

1878 Retired from John Perks and Sons, edge tool manufacturer

1901 Samuel H Perks 70, retired edge tool manufacturer, lived in Bromley with Emma Perks 73, Bernard Perks 34[3]

1910 Died in Kent

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1901 census