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Philip Albert Muntz

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Philip Albert Muntz (1839-1908)

1839 Born in Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, younger son of George Frederick Muntz

Was involved in running the family business, Patent Metal Co, with his elder brother, George Frederick Muntz, Junior after their father's death.

1859 Married Rosalie Muntz, daughter of Philip Henry Muntz[1]

1861 A fundholder, living in Kenilworth with Rosalie Muntz 23 and Frances E Muntz 1[2]

1864 Birth of son Gerard Albert Muntz

1871 A gentleman, living at Keresley, Warwicks, with Rosalie Muntz 33, F Ethel Muntz 10, Gertrude Muntz 9, Albert Gerard Muntz 6, Albert Duncan Muntz 3, Albert Cecil Muntz 1[3]

1884 Conservative MP for Warwickshire (Tamworth division) from 1884 until his death

1890 A director of Muntz's Metal Co on its reconstruction; he said he had been connected with the company since its formation, and owned one-sixth of the shares in the company [4]

1902 Created a baronet.

1908 of Dunsmore, Warwickshire, when he died

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Sources of Information

  1. Warwickshire parish records
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. Birmingham Daily Post , May 20, 1890