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1877 Born at sea and registered in Sydney, Australia, the son of Arthur Maxfield, toolmaker of Birmingham, and his wife Eleanor Goldschmidt
1909 Makes a flight to Castle Bromwich.
1939. Mr. A. P. Maxfield, of 47 Amberley Grove, Wilton, Birmingham, who 30 years ago was the first Birmingham man to make and fly an aeroplane. Invents a 'skeleton lung' or respirator.