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John Harris Adams

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John Harris Adams (c1855- )

c1855 Born at Sheffield

1881 Living at 6 Talbot Place, Sheffield (age 26 born Sheffield), Pawnbroker's Assistant. In the house of Henry Inman, a pawnbroker employing 2 men and 3 boys. [1]

1891 Partnership of Adams and Shepherd between JHA and Sidney Shepherd dissolved when the latter retires. Pawnbrokers of Norwich Street, Park, Sheffield. [2] [3]

1891 Living at 187 South Street, Sheffield (age 36 born Sheffield), Pawnbroker. With his wife Maria (age 32 born Beverley) and their son Ernest (age 13 born Wath upon Deane) and daughter Ethel M. (age 3 born Sheffield). One servant. [4]

1892 of the Hallam Cycle Club

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. Liverpool Mercury etc, Thursday, January 8, 1891
  3. The Huddersfield Chronicle and West Yorkshire Advertiser, Saturday, January 10, 1891
  4. 1891 Census