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James Calcott

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James Calcott (1850-1924) of Calcott Brothers

1850 Born

1861 Living at 36 George Street, Coventry with parents James Calcott (age 36), a ribbon box maker and his wife Susannah (age 34) and their family William (age 14), Ann (age 9) and Sarah (age 2) [1]

1891 James Calcott is living at 67 Howard Street, Coventry, age 41 (born at Radford), a cycle manufacturer. He is living with his wife Louisa (age 41) and children James (age 16), cycle machinist, Louisa (age 15), Lily (age 12), Miriam (age 8), Amy (age 6) and William H. (age 5). [2]

1924 Details of his will (age 75). Of the Hollies, Eaton Road and formerly of Thurleston House, Foleshill Road. Director of Calcott Brothers and the Self-Sealing Rubber Co. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1891 Census
  3. The Times, Thursday, Aug 07, 1924