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George Benjamin Albert Gibbons

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1863 Born in Birmingham, son of Benjamin Gibbons (1815-1863) and his wife Emily[1]

1871 Emily Gibbons 41, firebrick maker, employing 50 men, Benjamin Gibbons 19, manager of firebrick works, John H Gibbons 16, architects pupil and George B A Gibbons 7, lived in Edgbaston[2]

1881 Emily Gibbons 51, Benjamin Gibbons 29, gas engineer at fireclay works, Mary E. Gibbons 23, Emma M. Gibbons 21, Ada E. Gibbons 20, George B. A. Gibbons 17, architect's pupil[3]

1880 Pupil at the Eccles St gas works, Liverpool

1885 Superintendent of the gas works

1891 Engineer, lodging in Bootle[4]

1888 At Eccles St gas works , Liverpool, when he was proposed as associate of the Inst Civil Engineers

1901 With his brother, William, both gas works manufacturers, employers, visited Conway, Wales[5]

1901 (?) Joined the firm Gibbons Brothers

1911 Gas engineer and contractor, working on his own account, living near Stourbridge with Mary Jane Gibbons 49, Constance Emily Gibbons 18, Hilda Mary Gibbons 16[6]

1914 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. Parish records
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1891 census
  5. 1901 census
  6. 1911 census