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Ludford Charles Docker

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1937. Bio Note.

Ludford Charles Docker (1860-1940), Chairman of Docker Brothers

1877 The Varnish manufacturing business was established which later became Docker Brothers

After 1881 Ludford Charles Docker joined his brothers in the business

1891 Varnish manufacturer, lodging in Chester[1]

1901 The business of Ludford Charles Docker and Dudley Docker Ltd was in Rotten Park Street, Birmingham[2]

1940 Died in Stratford upon Avon[3]



1937 Bio Note [4]

DOCKER, Ludford Charles, J.P. for County of Warwick; b. 26th November, 1860, at Smethwick; s. of Ralph Docker, solicitor. Educ.: King Edward's School, Birmingham. Is Chairman of Docker Bros., Ltd.; High Sheriff Warwickshire, 1923-1924; member of Derbyshire County Cricket XI, 1881-1886; member of Warwickshire County ' Eleven, 1887-1896, and visited Australia in 1887; President of W.C.C.C., 1915-1931; m. d. of J. C. Park, C.E., 28th July, 1894; one s., two d. Recreations: Cricket, golf, etc. Clubs: Conservative (London), Conservative (Birmingham). Address: Alveston Leys, Stratford-on-Avon.


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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. Rates Book
  3. BMD
  4. 1937-8 Birmingham Year Book