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William Ivy Rogers

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William Ivy Rogers (1863- ) of W. Ivy Rogers and Co

Educated in Cornwall

1879-86 Time served at Tangyes

c1887 Married to Annie

1891 Designer at the Olympic Cycle Works, Wolverhampton

1893 Works manager for W. Andrews Ltd

1895 General manager to the Unique and Trinity Cycle Co

1897 Managing director of the New Merlin Cycle Co

1897 Proposed for membership of the IMechE age 34

1911 Living at The Bungalow, Leonard Rd, Stechford, Worcs: William Rogers (age 47 born Tregony, Cornwall), Cycle Works Manager. With his wife Annie Rogers (age 50 born Brierly Hill) and their two daughters Myrtle Rogers (age 21 born Smethwick) and Ivy Rogers (age 16 born Wolverhampton). [1]

possibly connected with the Autocrat Light Car Co

1935 Death of William I. Rogers in Birmingham age 71

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census