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Herbert Gaylor Creasey

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Herbert Gaylor Creasey (1873-1924) founder of H. G. Creasey and Sons

1873 Born at Hitchin, Herts, the son of Frederick Creasey, a Shoemaker, and his wife Elizabeth

1897 Married at Hitchin to Annie Maria Smith

1901 Living at 109 Brook Street, Southwark: Herbert Creasey (age 28 born Hitchin), Carriage Body Maker - Worker. With his wife Annie M. Creasey (age 27 born Wheathampstead) and their daughter Minnie C. Creasey (age 1 born Lambeth).[1]

1911 Living at Large Villa, Pondcroft Road, Knebworth Station, Stevenage: Herbert Gaylor Creasey (age 38 born Hitchin), Carriage and Motor Body Builder - Employer. With his wife Annie Maria Creasey (age 37 born Wheathampstead) and their five children; Minnie Constance Creasey (age 11 born Lambeth); Hilda Annie Creasey (age 8 born Lambeth); Margaret Jenie Creasey (age 4 born Lambeth); John Ronald Creasey (age 2 born Barnet) and Herbert Gaylor Creasey (age 1 month born Knebworth). Married 13 years with six children of whom five are living.[2]

1924 April 10th. Died at Welwyn Cottage Hospital, Welwyn. of The Garage, London Road, Knebworth. Probate to his widow Annie Maria, Sydney John Smith, a Blacksmith, and Hubert Warmer, Gardner.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1911 Census