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George James Jacobs

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George James Jacobs (1846-1921) of May and Jacobs

1881 Living at 19 Spital Street, Guildford: George J. Jacobs (age 35 born Guildford), Coach Builder Employing 30 Men and 1 Boy. With his wife Alice Jacobs (age 28 born Woking) and three children; George H. Jacobs (age 3 born Guildford); Alice M. Jacobs (age 1 born Guildford); Margaret F. Jacobs (age ? months born Guildford).[1]

1905 February. Elected President of the Institute of British Carriage Manufacturers. Image.[2]

1911 Living at Beechenhurst, Ennismore Avenue, Guildford: George James Jacobs (age 65 born Stoke Guildford), Motor And Carriage Manufacturer. With his wife Alice Jacobs (age 58 born Woking) and their two children Ellen Marjorie Ridley Jacobs (age 22 born Stoke Guildford) and Alfred Filmer Jacobs (age 16 born Stoke Guildford). Also hid grand-daughter Hilder Margaret Barber (age 4). One servants.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. The Autocar 1905/02/04
  3. 1911 Census