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Edwin Atkins

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Edwin Atkins (c1860- ) of E. Atkins and Atcraft Furniture Co

c1860 Born at High Wycombe the son of Edwin Atkins, chair polisher, and his wife Sarah

1881 Married at Holborn to Frances Ann Hand

1891 Living at 34 Navarino Road, Hackney: Edwin Atkins (age 33 born Buckinghamshire), Chair Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Francis A. Atkins (age 32 born Dalston) and their four children; Lillian F. Atkins (age 9 born Dalston); Hetty M. Atkins (age 7 born Dalston); Horace E. Atkins (age 3 born Dalston); and Claude C. Atkins (age 2 born Dalston). Two servants.[1]

1911 Living at Oaklands, Bycullah Road, Enfield: Edwin Atkins (age 51 born High Wycombe), Furniture and Baby Carriage Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Frances Ann Atkins (age 52 born London) and their four children; Lilian Frances Atkins (age 28 born London); Henrietta Marion Atkins (age 27 born London); Claude Cyril Atkins (age 22 born London), Assistant to above; and Grace Evelyn Atkins (age 18 born London). Edwin and Frances married 29 years with seven children of whom six are living. Two servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1911 Census