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William Frederick Rainforth

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William Frederick Rainforth (1876-1968)

c1876 Born the son of William Rainforth

Apprentice with Ruston, Proctor and Co

1901 Working for Clayton and Shuttleworth in the Vienna factory. [1]

1905 July 15th. married in Acton to Katherine Maude Newton

1911 Living at 1 Acacia Rd, Acton W.: William Frederick Rainforth (age 35 born Lincoln), Motor Car Manufacturers Manager. With his wife Katherine Maud Rainforth (age 34 born Peterborough) and their two children Olga Mary Rainforth (age 3 born Acton) and William Oscar Rainforth (age 1 born Acton). Three servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. IMechE membership
  2. 1911 Census