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Edmund Mayo

From Graces Guide
Edmund Mayo and his wife Hannah Elizabeth Farren.[1]
Four generations. Edmund Mayo with his son William Henry Mayo (left) and his grandson Reginald George Edmund Mayo (right) and his great grandson Philip Anthony Reginald Mayo.[2]

of Hotchkiss, Mayo and Meek and Coventry-Eagle Cycle and Motor Co

Born 1854 at Brandon, Warwickshire

He worked for many years at Rotherham and Sons

Formed Hotchkiss, Mayo and Meek‎ which became Coventry-Eagle Cycle and Motor Co

Married Hannah Elizabeth Farren

1891 Living at Oxford Terrace, Coventry: Edmund Mayo (age 37 born Brandon), Cycle Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife Hannah Elizabeth Mayo (age 37 born Coventry) and their children William Henry Mayo (age 15 born Coventry), a Machinist; Arthur Edmund Mayo (age 12 born Coventry); and Eva Rebecca Mayo (age 11 born Coventry). Also his niece. [3]

1901 Living at 34 Grosvenor Street, Coventry: Edmund Mayo (age 47 born Brandon), Cycle Manufacturer and Employer. With wife Hannah E. Mayo (age 47 born Coventry) and their children Arthur E. Mayo (age 23 born Stoke, Warks.), Secretary of Cycle Works; Eva R. Mayo (age 21 born Coventry); Percy L. Mayo (age 9 born Coventry) and Reginald B. Mayo (age 2 born Coventry). One servant. [4]

1911 Living at Angola, 67 Barras Lane, Coventry: Edmund Mayo (age 57 born Brandon in Coventry), Cycle Factor and Own Master. With his wife (married 37 years with seven children - five now living) Hannah Elizabeth Mayo (age 57 born Coventry) and their son Percy Laurence Mayo (age 19 born Coventry), a Designer and Draughtsman. Also his daughter Eva Rebecca Holmes (age 31 born Coventry) and her husband Edward Holmes (age 30 born Coventry), a Missionary from Africa, and their son Raymond Eric Holmes. One servant.[5]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Phil How
  2. Phil How
  3. 1891 Census
  4. 1901 Census
  5. 1911 Census
  • Coventry’s Motorcycle Heritage by Damien Kimberley. Published 2009. ISBN 978 0 7509 5125 9

*Note: Family history (including census research) provided by Phil How.