Alexander Francis Fiddian

Alexander Francis Fiddian

Male 1874 - 1943

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  • Name  Alexander Francis Fiddian 
    Nickname  Alec 
    Born  18 Feb 1874  Old Swinford, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Event  1915  Albion Works, Brook Street, Stourbridge Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In the middle of the night a large fire destroyed the works with damage estimated at 5000 (covered by insurance). They had 15000 dozen spade and shovel handles in stock for a large war contract. The Stourbridge Fire Brigade were unable to save the works but stopped the fire spreading to other property. The firm's forge was situated at another site so work could continue and it was not expected that any men would lose their employment.  
    Occupation  Manager of Spade & Shovel Works 'B Fiddian & Son'. He later developed this into a Tool Manufacturing Company, 'B Fiddian & Son, Ltd Spade & Shovel Manufacturers and Edge-Tool Makers'. He was also a Sidesman (Usher) of a local church. 
    Died  1 Apr 1943  Pedmore, Stourbridge, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I587  Fidgen
    Last Modified  21 Apr 2017 

    Father  Benjamin Fiddian,   b. 29 Dec 1842, Old Swinford, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1921, Stourbridge, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Keturah Barnes,   b. 22 Jan 1845, Burwell, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1932, Stourbridge, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 May 1867  Newmarket, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F155  Group Sheet

    Family  Amy Winifred Slim,   b. 22 Aug 1885, Stourbridge, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1965, Stourbridge, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Aug 1907  Stourbridge, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Douglas Alexander Albert Fiddian,   b. 28 Apr 1908, Stourbridge, Worcester Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1995, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Eric Westwood Fiddian,   b. 28 Mar 1910, Stourbridge, Worcester Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 2005, Malvern, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Patricia Mary Fiddian,   b. 2 Dec 1921, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1988, Bristol Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jean Margaret Fiddian
    Last Modified  21 Oct 2015 
    Family ID  F158  Group Sheet

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    Alexander Francis Fiddian
    Alexander Francis Fiddian
    Benjamin Fiddian & Son, 1938
    Benjamin Fiddian & Son, 1938