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William Henry Harris

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of W. H. Harris, Harris and Tatlow and Harris Cycle Co

1867 Born at Coventry the son of Charles Harris, a watch case maker and employer and his wife Louisa.[1]

1867 June 23rd. Baptised the son of Charles Harris, a Watch Case Maker, and his wife Sarah Bates

1901 Living at Abbey Hill, Kenilworth: William H. Harris (age 35 born Coventry), a Cycle Manufacturer and Employer. No family at this address.[2]

1905 October 7th. Married Harriet Bates at Meriden. William Henry Harris is age 39, a bachelor, and a cycle manufacturer of 98 Holyhead Road, Coventry

1911 Living at 98 Holyhead Rd, Coventry: William H. Harris (age 44 born Coventry), a Cycle Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife (married six years with three children) Harriet Harris (age 37 born Meriden) and their children Harriet Mary Harris (age 3 born Coventry), Millicent Harris (age 2 born Coventry) and Winnifred Annie Harris (age 1 born Coventry).[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. 1911 Census