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James Hudson

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James Hudson (c1860- ) of Hudson and Co

1881 Listed as a Brass Tube Maker, with his wife and daughter.[1]

1884 Patent. Manufacture of cased, covered or coated tubes.[2]

1885 Patent. Construction of rims or tyres of wheels for bicycles, tricycles and other vehicles.[3]

1901 Living at 187 Monument Road, Edgbaston: James Hudson (age 41 born Birmingham), Retired Tube Maker. With his wife Jane Hudson (age 42 born Birmingham) and their four children; Florence Hudson (age 15 born Birmingham); Gertrude Hudson (age 13 born Birmingham); William Hudson (age 9 born Birmingham); and Alfred Hudson (age 7 born Birmingham). One servant.[4]

1911 Living at 195 Ladywood Road, Edgbaston: James Hudson (age 52 born Ladywood), Tube Drawer - Worker. With his wife Jane Hudson (age 55 born All Saints) and their four children; Florence Jane Hudson (age 25 born Ladywood); Gertrude Hudson (age 23 born Ladywood), Clerk (Jewellery); William James Hudson (age 20 born Ladywood), Clerk (Metal Manufactory); and Alfred Hudson (age 17 born Ladywood), Clerk (Timber merchants).[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 25 July 1884
  3. Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 17 January 1890
  4. 1891 Census
  5. 1911 Census