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Thomas Avery (1797-1823) of W. and T. Avery
1797 Born, brother of William Avery
1814 His brother inherited the scale-beam making business from his cousin, Joseph Balden. He immediately began to stimulate the business with his brother Thomas; they traded under the name of William and Thomas Avery.
1820 Scale beam maker of Digbeth
1823 June: Died in Birmingham, age 26