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Thomas Picton Leather (1859-1928)

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1859 Born in Didsbury, son of Thomas Picton Leather and his wife Mary

1891 Thos P Leather 31, engineer fitter, employer, lived in Little Bolton in the house of his father in law, Matthew Wilkenson 53, and Louisa Leather 28, Charles M Leather 6, Louisa F Leather 4, and Louisa Wilkenson 58, Wm Wilkenson 21, Julia Wilkenson 16[1]

1910 Dissolution of the partnership of Thomas Picton Leather with Charles Atkinson in the Ardwick Engineering Co.[2].

1911 Thomas Picton Leather 51, mechanical engineer, employer in general engineering, lived in Chorlton with Louisa Leather 48, Charles Matthew Leather 26, Louise Leather 24, Florence Mary Leather 17, Muriel Leather 13, Marion Agnes Leather 6[3]

1914 T P Leather executed a Deed of Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors with Charles Mathew Leather, both of 371 Dickenson Road, Longsight, trading in co-partnership as Leather & Co, 320 Stockport Road, Longsight, Automobile Engineers [4]

1928 Died in Leicester[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. The London Gazette, May 6th, 1910
  3. 1911 census
  4. The London Gazette, 15th September 1914
  5. BMD