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1817 Born in Birmingham, son of John Dawes and his wife Maria
1818 Baptised in Saint Phillips, Birmingham
1851 George Dawes, 33, ironmaster, lived in Barnsley
1861 George Dawes 43, ironmaster, lived in Barnsley, with his nephew Joshua H Dawes 22 
1866 Formation of W. H. and G. Dawes Ltd
1871 George Dawes 53, ironmaster, employing 980, lived in Barnsley with Emma Dawes 38
1888 of The Hall, Smethwick, when he died