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Sydney D. Begbie

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Sydney Dawson Begbie

Early cyclist and pioneer in motor business

1904 'BEGBIE, Sydney D., A.M.I.M.E. 407, Oxford Street, London, W.; The White House, Harlesden, London, N.W. Car: 24-h.p. Whitlock-Aster. Is Managing Director of the Begbie Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Resident Engineer of the Societe L'Aster, St. Denis. Consulting Engineer to Henry Whitlock, Ltd., and The West London Motor Co. Ltd. Commenced motoring in 1895, and went through the 1,000 miles in 1900. Hobbies: Sports of all kinds, has excelled at boxing, and has held many world's records for cycling'. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904