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.

Thomas Rushforth Marriott

From Graces Guide

Thomas Rushforth Marriott of Humber and Marriott and Humber, Marriott and Cooper

1851 Born the son of Joseph Marriott, a Miller and his wife Anne Sheperd

In 1875 he was captain of the Nottingham Tricycle Club and joined Thomas Humber to build bicycles and later to form Humber, Marriott and Cooper

1881 Living at 96 London Road, Nottingham: Thomas R. Marriott (age 30 born Fiskerton, Notts), a Bicycle Maker employing 105 men. With his wife Sarah J. Marriott (age 27 born Norton Disney, Notts) and their daughter Ethel V. Marriott (age 1 born Nottingham).[1]

c1885 Rode from Land's End to John O' Groats in 6 days and 16.5 hours on a tricycle [2]

1901 November. Details of the Petrocyclette.[3]

1911 Living at Halmergate House, Yarmouth Road, North Walsham: Thomas Rushforth Marriott (age 60 born Fiskerton, Notts), a Retired Motor and Cycle Manufacturer. With his wife (married 33 years with three children) Sarah Jane Marriott (age 56 born Norton Disney, Lincs.) and their children Lilian Jane (age 32 born Nottingham) and Madeline May (age 28 born Nottingham). Two servants. [4]

1926 April 30th. Thomas Rushforth Marriott died aged 75.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. Cycling. The Badminton Library. Viscount Bury and G. Lacy Hillier. 1889.
  3. The Autocar 1901/11/16
  4. 1911 Census