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George James Bell Johnson

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George James Bell Johnson (Date Unknown).
George James Bell Johnson (Date Unknown).

George James Bell Johnson (1873-1949) of the Johnson Cycle Works

1873 Born, son of George Johnson, bootmaker, and Frances M. Johnson[1] [2]. Brother of Arthur Edward Johnson

1891 Occupation: "bicless" (note added by enumerator: cycles)[3] - presumably Johnson Cycle Works

1896 Married Hettie Markham (b. 1875 Crosby, Scunthorpe) in Lambeth, Surrey. They had 4 children together - George William Wood Johnson (b. 1897), Edward Ewart Johnson (b. 1900), Nellis Margaret Johnson (b. 1904) and Sarah Frances Johnson (b. 1907).[4]

1901 Cycle manufacturer, employer, living Scunthorpe, with Hettie Johnson 25, George W W Johnson 3 Edward E Johnson 4 months[5]

1911 Commercial traveller (motor), living in Lichfield with Hettie Johnson 36, George William Wood Johnson 13, Edward Ewart Johnson 10, Nellis Margaret Johnson 7, Sarah Frances Johnson 4[6]

1917 Married Rose Markham (b. 1889, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire) in Tamworth, Staffordshire.[7]

1924 Married Hilda Marion Hubball (b. 1904 West Bromwich) in Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire. They had 3 children together - Kenneth Johnson (b. 1925), Gerald Bell Johnson (b. 1927) and Carol Johnson.[8]

1949 14th January 1949 - Died.[9]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1891 census
  5. 1901 census
  6. 1911 census