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Arthur Cake

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1869 born in Portland, Dorset.

1891 Living in Birmingham with his parents, a clerk in a brass founders[1]

c.1894 Establishment of Hands and Cake, cycle makers

1895 Arthur Cake was a cycle maker of Hands and Cake, Birmingham.[2]

1901 Cycle manufacturer, employer, lived in Edgbaston with Jessie Cake 30, Dorothy Cake 7 months[3]

1911 Employed by a Cycle fittings manufacturer, lived in Northfield, Edgbaston with Jessie Cake 40, Dorothy Frances Cake 10, Arthur Jesse Cake 8[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. Commercial Directory
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1911 census