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Theodore Coventry

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of Smith and Coventry.

1864 Born in Manchester[1], son of Arthur Coventry and his wife Caroline Helen Coventry

1881 Studied engineering at Owens College, Manchester

1889-90 Apprenticed at Smith and Coventry

1894 Became an Associate of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers[2]

1901 Lived with his father in Macclesfield, a mechanical engineer, employer, managing director[3]

1911 Theodore Coventry 46, mechanical engineer, lived in Dunham Massey with Eleanor May Coventry 33, Theodore Millis Coventry 8, Eleanor Kate Coventry 7[4]

1927 Chairman of Smith and Coventry at the time of its liquidation[5]

1950 Died in Bromsgrove[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Mech. Eng. records
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1911 census
  5. The London Gazette 9 August 1927
  6. BMD