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Eli Henry Griffiths

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Eli Henry Griffiths (c1838-1914) of Eli Griffiths and Sons

c1837 Born at Harborne, the son of William Frederick Griffiths and his wife Rhoda Taylor

1863 September 19th. Married(1) to Jane Gibson (1841–1896)

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]

1899 Married(2) to Louisa Annie Fox (1864–1934)

1901 Living at 4 Cary Parade, Tormoham, Devon: Eli H. Griffiths (age 63 born Harborne), Lamp Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Louisa A. Griffiths (age 36 born Birmingham).[2]

1911 Living at Greystone, Huxner Road, Kingskerswell, Devon: Eli Henry Griffiths (age 73 born Harborne), Retired lamp Manufacturer. With his wife Louisa Annie Griffiths (age 46 born Birmingham). Married eleven years - no children.[3]

1914 March 4th. Died. 'On the 4th inst. at Kingskerswell, South Devon, in his 77th year, Eli Henry Griffiths, late of Sparkbrook, Birmingham.'[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. 1911 Census
  4. Evening Despatch - Saturday 07 March 1914