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Thomas Parkes

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Thomas Parkes (1867- ) of the Sun Cycle and Fittings Co

1867 Born the son of James Parkes

1871 Living at William Street, Aston: James Parkes (age 34 born Wolverhampton), Brass Worker. With his wife Maria (age 30 born Haveley) and their four sons: Joseph Parkes (age 8 born Birmingham), Brass Worker; James Parkes (age 6 born Birmingham), Brass Worker; Thomas Parkes (age 3 born Birmingham); and William Parkes (age 1 born Birmingham). Also daughter Harriet Parkes (age 3 born Birmingham).[1]

1881 Living at 97 Gerrard Street, Aston: James Parkes (age 44 born Wolverhampton), Brass Founder. With his wife Maria (age 40 born Bridgnorth) and their four sons: Joseph Parkes (age 18 born Birmingham); James Parkes (age 16 born Birmingham); Thomas Parkes (age 13 born Birmingham); and William Parkes (age 11 born Birmingham). Also daughter Harriet Parkes (age 13 born Birmingham).[2]

1911 Living at 2 Salisbury Road, Birchfield, Handsworth: Thomas Parkes (age 43 born Aston), Bicycle Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Amy Parkes and their four children.[3]

1939 Living at 51 Goldieslie Road, Sutton Coldfield. Director and secretary.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1871 Census
  3. 1911 Census