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William Henry Dunkley

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1859 Born in Milcote, Stratford, Warwicks.

1878 Started in business - see Dunkleys

1880 of Jamaica Row, Birmingham, Perambulator Manufacturers & Sole Patentee Of The Reversible Handle[1]

1881 William H. Dunkley 22, perambulator manufacturer, living in Birmingham with Lily Dunkley 20, Lily A. Dunkley 2 and a baby; also in the household was John C. Dunkley 20, his brother[2]

1901 Wm Dunkley 43, perambulator manufacturer, living in St Martin, Birmingham, with Mary Dunkley 41, Alice Dunkley 20, Wm Dunkley 13, Dora Dunkley 10, May Dunkley 7[3]

1911 Perambulator manufacturer, living in Selly Oak, William Henry Dunkley 53, Mary Alice Dunkley 51, Dora Dunkley 20, May Anne Dunkley 17, Percy David Dunkley 8; also living in the household was his sister Jane Dunkley 57[4]

1911 His son, William Henry Dunkley, was a perambulator manufacturer and employer, lodging in Alvechurch[5]

1928 Died in Birmingham

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Sources of Information

  1. Kelly's Directory of Birmingham
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1911 census
  5. 1911 census