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William Montgomery

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William Montgomery (1871- ) of W. Montgomery and Co

1871 Born in Manchester the son of James Montgomery, a Watchmaker. His brother is James Montgomery.

1891 Living at 13 Paradise Street, Coventry: Mary Montgomery (age 62 born London), Retired Silk Warper and a Widow. With four children; Elizabeth Montgomery (age 27 born Coventry), Dressmaker; James Montgomery (age 23 born Manchester), Fitter, Cycle Works; William Montgomery (age 20 born Manchester), Gold Watch Card Maker; Margaret Montgomery (age 18 born Coventry), Dressmaker. Also her niece Louisa Chapple (age 18 born Barking), Dressmaker.[1]

1895 Married at Coventry to Minnie Beatrice Molesworth. William is a Watchmaker of Paradise Street, Coventry.

1901 Living at 20 St Andrews North Street, Bury St. Edmunds: William Montgomery (age 30 born Manchester), Cycle Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Minnie Montgomery (age 26 born Leicester) and their two children William J. Montgomery (age 5 born Bury St. Edmunds) and Doris M. Montgomery (age 2 born Bury St. Edmunds). Also a boarder.[2]

1908 'William Montgomery, cycle agent, Bury St. Edmunds'[3]

1911 Living at 139 Much Park Street, Coventry: William Montgomery (age 40 born Manchester), Motor Dealer - Employer. With his wife Minnie Beatrice Montgomery (age 36 born Leicester) and three children; William John Montgomery (age 15 born Bury St. Edmunds); Doris Mary Montgomery (age 12 born Bury St. Edmunds); Olive Mary Montgomery (age 8 born Bury St. Edmunds).[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. Cambridge Independent Press - Friday 12 June 1908
  4. 1911 Census