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1779 Born in Bilton, son of John Flavel
1803 John moved his business to Eagle Foundry, Leamington Spa
1805 Married Edith Frances Spark of Coventry
1806 Birth of daughter Edith (died 1810)
1808 Birth of son William Henry (died 1832)
1810 Birth of daughter Eliza
1811 Birth of son John Frederick Perkins (died 1831)
1813 Birth of son Alfred Frances (died 1824)
1815 Birth of son Walter (died 1825)
1817 Birth of daughter Harriet Ada
1821 Birth of daughter Edith Frances
1823 Birth of daughter Helen Mary
Invented the Kitchener range cooker, which was made in cast iron and could be used for boiling, roasting, baking and warming.
1844 Died in Leamington Priors