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Richard William Griffiths

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Richard William Griffiths (1866-1929) of Eli Griffiths and Sons

1866 Born the son of Eli Henry Griffiths

1871 Living at 52 Sherborne Road, King's Norton: Eli H. Griffiths (age 33 born Harborne), Lamp Manufacturer Manager. With his wife Jane Griffiths (age 29 born Birmingham) and their four children; Henry Griffiths (age 6 born Birmingham); Richard W. Griffiths (age 5 born Birmingham); Rhoda E. Griffiths (age 3 born Birmingham); and Thomas Griffiths (age 2 born Birmingham).[1]

1911 Living at 43 Woodstock Road, Moseley: Richard Griffiths (age 45 born Balsall Heath), Works Manager, Lamp Manufactory - Employer. With his wife Ada Griffiths (age 42 born Harborne) and their daughter Elsie Griffiths (age 13 born Sparkhill). Married sixteen years with one child[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1911 Census