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John Philkins Toby

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John Philkins Toby (1847-1918) of Bowden and Toby and later Humber and Toby

1874 Married in Exeter to Mary Jerman.[1]

1879 Advertisement. John P. Toby. Practical Engineer and Machinist (8 years with the late W. Foude, Chelston Cross). Ironmonger of 22 Abbey Road, Torquay.[2]

1884 Birth of son Arthur Ivon Toby

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 03 July 1874
  2. Torquay Times, and South Devon Advertiser - Saturday 11 October 1879