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George Rhodes

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of J. Rhodes and Sons

c.1840 Born in Wakefield, son of Joseph Rhodes (1804-1876)

1875 Continued in partnership with his brother William when his father retired from Joseph Rhodes and Sons

1881 George Rhodes 42, engineer, lived in Wakefield with Annie Rhodes 35, Agness Rhodes 13, Joe Rhodes 12, Harry Rhodes 10, Annie Rhodes 8, George Rhodes 6, Ethel Rhodes 4, Jim Rhodes 3[1]

1891 George Rhodes 51, machine tool maker, employer, lived in Sandal, Wakefield with Annie Rhodes 45, Joe Rhodes 22, mechanical draughtsman, Harry Rhodes 20, mechanical fitter, Annie Rhodes 18, George L Rhodes 16, mechanical fitter, Elizabeth E Rhodes 14, James Rhodes 12, Arthur Rhodes 9, Lionel Rhodes 6 months[2]

1901 George Rhodes 61, retired mechanical engineer, was in Scarborough with Annie Rhodes 55[3]

1909 A George Rhodes died in Scarborough, age 69[4]; certainly George died before 1911[5]

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Sources of Information

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