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Arthur Bonnick

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Arthur James Bonnick (c1866- )

Trained as a blacksmith

1885 Forms Bonnick Cycle Co

1890 Sells Bonnick and Co to William Riley, (Junior)

1891 Living at 12 Butts Coventry (age 26 born Coventry), Cycle Fitter. Lodging in house of Thomas Welch, a Watchmaker. [1]

Probable connection with Bonnick, Evans, Bonnick and Co

c1897 Forms Maxim Cycle Manufacturing Co

c1898 Sold Maxim to the Coventry Wheel Co

Forms Plyant Cycle Co

1898 Declared bankrupt

1901 Living at 57 Palmerstone Road, Bournemouth (age 37 born Coventry), Cycle Agent and Employer. Living with his wife Malvina (age 30 born Kenilworth) and their two daughters. [2]

1911 Living at 244 Harnall Lane, Coventry (age 46 born Coventry), Inspector of Motor Cars. Living with his wife and three daughters. [3]

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Sources of Information

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