Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,469 pages of information and 245,911 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Alfred Phillips

From Graces Guide

John Alfred Phillips (1866-1933) of J. A. Phillips and Co

1876 Born in Coventry the son of Henry Phillips and his wife Sarah.

John Alfred Phillips formed a partnership with Ernest William Bohle making brakes and pedals for bicycles.

1901 Living at Mansfield Villa, Stoke Green, Coventry: Henry Phillips (age 62 born Coventry), General Commission Agent - Employer. With his wife Sarah Phillips (age 63 born Coventry) and their two sons John Alfred Phillips (age 35 born Coventry), Cycle Fittings Manufacturer - Employer, and Walter Ed. Phillips (age 30 born Coventry), Artist.[1]

1909 Retired from the partnership

1911 Married in Christchurch, Sussex to Agnes E. Clifton

1912 Birth of daughter Victoria M. Phillips


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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census