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1797 Born in Birmingham, son of James Newey (1769-1848) and Elizabeth Newey
1822 Married Martha Millan in Birmingham
1827 A widower, when he married Ann Green in Birmingham
1851 James G. Newey 54, hook and eye manufacturer, employing 5 men and 5 women, lived in Birmingham with Ann Newey 47, William M. Newey 26, hook and eye manufacturer, Elizabeth Newey 25, Martha A. Newey 21, Amelia G Newey 18, Ann E Newey 13, Clement J Newey 11, Mary J Newey 9, Walter J Newey 7
1861 Patent 397. 'James George Newey and William Millars Newey, both of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Improvements in fastenings, especially for or applicable to wearing apparel, and purposes where a spring connection or adjustment is desirable in arranging for sale, and packing fastenings and ornaments, and in ornaments for personal wear.'