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Henry James Tonks

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Henry James Tonks of Hearl and Tonks Cycle and Component Manufacturing Co

1873 Born in Aston, Birmingham[1]

1896 Director of Hearl and Tonks Cycle and Component Manufacturing Co on formation of the reconstructed company.

1901 Cycle manufacturer, working on own account, lived in Handsworth with Mary M Tonks 27, James W Tonks 8, Francis A Tonks 6, William J Tonks 4, John H Tonks 2[2]

1911 Shopkeeper, penny bazaar, living in Northfield, Worcs., with Mary May Tonks 37, James William Robert Tonks 18, engineer, machine tools, Frances Arthur Tonks 16, William Joseph Tonks 14, engineer, machine tools, John Henry Tonks 12, Dorothy Mary May Tonks 6, Leslie George Tonks 4, Harold Edward Tonks 1[3]

1921 Died in Birmingham, a company director[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1901 census
  3. 1911 census
  4. National Probate Calendar